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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Anorexia" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Anorexia
Anorexia nervosa, often referred to simply as anorexia, is an eating disorder characterized by a low weight, fear of gaining weight, a strong desire to be thin, and food restriction. - See link

 

Anorexia in Spanish is Anorexia nerviosa
La anorexia o anorexia nerviosa (ANA) es, junto con la bulimia un conjunto de enfermedades mentales y uno de los principales trastornos alimenticios, también llamados Trastornos psicogénicos de la Alimentación (TPA). Lo que distingue a la anorexia nerviosa es el rechazo de la comida por parte del enfermo y el miedo obsesivo a engordar, que puede conducirle a un estado de inanición. Es decir, una situación de gran debilidad ocasionada por una ingesta insuficiente de nutrientes esenciales.1 En casos graves puede desarrollar desnutrición, hambre, amenorrea y extenuación.2 - See link

 

More information about Anorexia in other websites
Definition of Anorexia in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Anorexia in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Anorexia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Anorexia - See link.

 

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