anorexia

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a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite

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To simulate anorexia athletica, the researchers divided the active and inactive rats into groups whose members were either given food for one hour a day or around the clock.
Anorexia athletica or compulsive exercising: The individual is obsessed with exercising, beyond what's good for his or her health.
Excessively exercising to shed weight can also lead to the potentially fatal condition anorexia athletica.
Clare was also a victim of anorexia athletica - a condition characterised by excessive exercise as well as starvation.
At the height of his condition, which doctors call anorexia athletica, 5ft 6in Rob was surviving on a diet of cereal and fruit.