bulimarexic, adj., n.
/byooh lim'euh rek"see euh, -lee'meuh-, booh-, beuh-/, n. Psychiatry.
a syndrome in which the symptoms of both bulimia and anorexia nervosa are present, characterized by distorted body image, excessive weight loss, and use of forced vomiting to compensate for periods of binge eating.
[1975-80; BULIM(IA) + (AN)OREXIA, with -o- resp. as -a-]

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