parorexia

The craving for strange or indigestible foods

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • parorexia — noun An abnormal craving for objects not normally considered food …   Wiktionary

  • parorexia — An abnormal or disordered appetite. [para + G. orexis, appetite] * * * par·orex·ia (par″o rekґse ə) [para + Gr. orexis appetite] disordered appetite, with craving for unusual foods; sometimes used synonymously with pica …   Medical dictionary

  • parorexia — par·o·rex·ia …   English syllables

  • parorexia —   n. desire to eat strange foods …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • parorexia — ˌparəˈreksēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from para (I) + orexia : an appetite for unusual foods compare bulimia, pica …   Useful english dictionary

  • парорексия — (parorexia; пар + греч. orexis желание есть, аппетит) см. Аппетит извращенный …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Парорекси́я — (parorexia; Пар + греч. orexis желание есть, аппетит) см. Аппетит извращенный …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • analgesia — Synonyms and related words: abatement, allayment, alleviation, anesthesia, anesthetizing, anxiety equivalent, appeasement, assuagement, callousness, deadening, deadness, depraved appetite, diminishment, diminution, dulling, dullness, ease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anesthesia — Synonyms and related words: abatement, allayment, alleviation, analgesia, anesthetizing, anxiety equivalent, appeasement, assuagement, autism, callousness, catatonia, chill, chilliness, cold blood, cold heart, coldheartedness, coldness, coolness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pica — Synonyms and related words: analgesia, anesthesia, anxiety equivalent, ascender, back, bastard type, beard, belly, bevel, black letter, body, cap, capital, case, counter, depraved appetite, descender, em, en, face, fat faced type, feet, font,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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