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bulimia also: bulimia nervosa Pronunciation: /bjuːˌliːmiə nɜːrˈvəʊsə/, /buː-/, /bjuːˌlɪmiə nɜːˈvəʊsə/, /bʊ-/
American English: /bʊˈlɪmiə/
, /bʊˈlimiə/
British English: /bjʊˈlɪmɪə/
, /bʊˈlɪmɪə/

Translation of bulimia in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • These disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
    • The American Psychiatric Association characterizes anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as biopsychosocial disorders that result in distortions in self-image and self-perception.
    • Currently, 30 percent of Americans are obese, compared with the 4 percent who meet criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge-eating disorder.

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