binge eating

binge eating n uncontrolled compulsive eating esp. as a symptom of bulimia or binge eating disorder

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uncontrolled ingestion of large quantities of food in a discrete interval, often with a sense of lack of control over the activity. It is sometimes followed by purging.

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