1. Pertaining to anorexia, lack of appetite.2. A drug or any other agent that causes anorexia and thus diminishes the appetite.
1876; see anorexia + -ic. The immediate resource or model is perhaps French anorexique. As a noun meaning "person with anorexia nervosa" its attested from 1913.
struggling with anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin
- someone experiencing anorexia nervosa