An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

starvation
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39452.rdf
Scope Note
Use for the physiological state of animals, insects and humans that have undergone continuous and prolonged deprivation of food.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39452
Broader Term
nutritional status
Related Term
famine
fasting
feed deprivation
food deprivation
food intake
hunger
malnutrition
underweight
Spanish
inanición
Term Number
39452