Etymology
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anorexia nervosa (n.)

"emaciation as a result of severe emotional disturbance," coined 1873 by William W. Gull, who also offered as an alternative apepsia hysterica as a name for it. See anorexia.

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Definitions of anorexia nervosa

anorexia nervosa (n.)
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated;
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