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food deprivation
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S Biological Sciences
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Use for the involuntary and continuous total deprivation of food for animals, insects, and humans; For the complete withholding of feed to livestock USE feed deprivation; For the voluntary total deprivation of food by humans USE fasting; For the reduction of the amount of food to animals USE restricted feeding.
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Broader Term
Related Term
dietary restriction
energy deprivation
feed deprivation
food intake
restricted feeding
water deprivation
privación de alimentos
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