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overeating
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35203.rdf
Scope Note
Use for humans and animals used as models in human studies; For animals USE overfeeding.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35203
Used For
hyperphagia
over-eating
polyphagia
Broader Term
eating habits
Related Term
fattening farms
overfeeding
overnutrition
Spanish
comer en exceso
Term Number
35203