The Alternative Finnish Dictionary: anoreksia

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Entry definition

anoreksia {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{fi-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) anorexia nervosa
  2. (pathology) anorexia loss of appetite, especially as a symptom of disease
  • In common language anoreksia usually refers to anorexia nervosa and vice versa, anorexia nervosa is usually called anoreksia.
Synonyms: (loss of appetite) ruokahaluttomuus, (anorexia nervosa) laihuushäiriö, anorexia nervosa (chiefly used by medical professionals)
related terms:
  • anorektikko
  • anorektinen
  • skenaario

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