from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A morbid or insane dread of eating. An aversion to food.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A version to food; refusal to take nourishment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Morbid or insane aversion to food. Also sitiophobia.
So far his list includes: fear of being trapped (claustrophobia), fear of dolls (pediophobia), and fear of ladders (stepnophobia) -- also entomophobia, illyngophobia and sitophobia (insects, dizzyness and eating, respectively).
The dominant symptoms were crampy postprandial pain, sitophobia, changes in bowel habits and cachexia.
The classic profile of a patient with CMI is that of a heavy smoker with postprandial abdominal pain, sitophobia, and mild to moderate weight loss.
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