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Where much intoxication is present, anorexia and dipsosis are to be noticed.

Purpura rheumatica commonly begins with malaise, anorexia, debility, sometimes with mild fever.

The latter course is recommended by Post, and is said to avoid eructations and anorexia.

The inflammation of the mouth and throat continues, with anorexia and thirst.

He suffered from drowsy headach, anorexia, cold and slightly œdematous limbs.

It is also useful in the flatulency of the aged, where it prevents the development of gas, and has a marked effect on anorexia.

Thus, for example, there exists in adult life a disturbance of the nervous system which is called "anorexia nervosa."

Vomiting is not common except in those cases which follow upon an error of diet, but there is generally some nausea and anorexia.

Anorexia is generally present in typhus fever from the beginning of the attack, and may persist until its close.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "lack of appetite," Modern Latin, from Greek anorexia, from an-, privative prefix, "without" (see an- (1)) + orexis "appetite, desire," from oregein "to desire, stretch out" (cognate with Latin regere "to keep straight, guide, rule;" see regal). In current use, often short for anorexia nervosa.

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