n. an eating disorder described as an excessive, insatiable consumption of food. Found to occur among younger women of normal weight, it manifests as episodes of binge-eating which are quickly followed by guilt feelings.

BULIMIA (BOULIMIA): "Other than a psychological disorder, bulimia could also be a physiological disturbance caused by an endocrine imbalance."
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