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anorexia División en sílabas: an·o·rex·i·a
Pronunciación: /ˌanəˈreksēə/

Definición de anorexia en inglés:

sustantivo

1A lack or loss of appetite for food (as a medical condition).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Other symptoms may include fever, malaise, anorexia, and weight loss.
  • Both medications can cause gastrointestinal effects such as anorexia and nausea.
  • He was otherwise asymptomatic, with no anorexia, weight loss, or jaundice.
1.1 (also anorexia nervosanərˈvōsə) An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. Compare with bulimia.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The main types of eating disorders are anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
  • The family has been shown to play an important role in both the development and the treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
  • People who intentionally starve themselves suffer from an eating disorder called anorexia nervosa.

Origen

Late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek, from an- 'without' + orexis 'appetite'.

Más
  • This is based on Greek an- ‘without’ and orexis ‘appetite’.

Palabras que riman con anorexia

dyslexia

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