(Greek: hunger, appetite)
It is associated with depression and anxiety about putting on weight.
It is often associated with measures taken to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, the use of laxatives, dieting, or fasting. Also called bulimarexia, bulimia nervosa.
2. A person suffering from bulimia.
2. Someone who has a mental illness in which she, or he, eats uncontrollably and in large amounts, then vomits to remove the food.
2. An excessive and morbid (diseased) hunger.
3. An urgent desire to eat chalk.