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fasting
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33458.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the voluntary total deprivation of food by humans; for the involuntary and continuous deprivation of foods to humans USE starvation.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/33458
Broader Term
dietary restriction
Related Term
bulimia nervosa
dieting
eating disorders
food deprivation
glucose tolerance tests
hunger
religious dietary laws
starvation
underweight
Spanish
ayuno
Term Number
33458