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sitophobia (sy-tuh-FO-bee-uh) noun
Morbid aversion to food.
[From Greek sito- (food) + -phobia (fear, aversion).]
The word is also spelled as sitiophobia. Two related words are sitomania (abnormal craving for food), and sitology (the study of nutrition).
"By the time (Mollie) Fancher took to her bed, sitophobia had turned
into 'chlorosis', a type of anaemia."
"To lower a child's weight is important, but (Jitsuo) Kitada warns
there are pitfalls in dieting as it places children in danger of
This week's theme: Words related to eating and drinking
I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this. -Emo Phillips, comedian, actor (1956- )