Appetite

A physical craving for food in higher animals expressed as the weight of dry matter consumed as a percentage of live weight.

appetite

[n] - a feeling of craving something
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Appetite

Ap'pe·tite noun [ Middle English appetit , French appétit , from Latin appetitus , from appetere to strive after, long for; ad + petere to seek. See Petition , and confer Appetence .] 1. The desire for some personal gratification, ei...
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appetite

Natural recurring desire for food. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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appetite

appetency noun a feeling of craving something; `an appetite for life`; `the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible`- Granville Hicks
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appetite

(ap´ә-tīt) the desire for food, stimulated by the sight, smell, or thought of food and accompanied by flow of saliva in the mouth and of gastric juice in the stomach. Appetite is psychological, dependent on memory and associations, as compared with hunger, which is physiologically aroused by the body's need f...
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Appetite

• (n.) Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger. • (n.) Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing. • (n.) Tendency; appetency. • (n.) The thing desired. • (n.) The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
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appetite

appetite 1. An instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink. 2. A strong wish or urge; such as, having an appetite for learning vocabulary.
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appetite

desire to eat
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Appetite

Name given in Scholastic psychology to all strivings. Sensitive appetites tend toward Individual goods. They are concupiscible insofar as they are directed toward a sensible good or strive to avoid a sensible evil; irascible if the striving encounters obstacles. Their movements are the cause of emotions. Rational or intellectual appetite=will, ten....
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appetite

Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′ĕ-tīt Definitions: 1. A desire or motive derived from a biologic or psychological need for food, water, sex, or affection; a desire or longing to satisfy any conscious physical or mental need. Synonyms: orexia2
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Appetite

Learned psychological reaction to food caused by pleasant memories of eating
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appetite

A desire to satisfy a physical or mental need, such as for food, sex, or adventure.
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Appetite

Appetite is the desire to eat food, felt as hunger. Appetite exists in all higher life-forms, and serves to regulate adequate energy intake to maintain metabolic needs. It is regulated by a close interplay between the digestive tract, adipose tissue and the brain. Appetite has a relationship with every individual`s behavior. Appetitive and consum....
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Appetite

[art gallery] Appetite was a gallery and artist-run space, founded by Daniela Luna, in the neighborhood of San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the mission of discovering and promoting new artists. It sometimes courted controversy, before finally closing in mid-2011. ==History== APPETITE was created in 2005 by Daniela Luna. It generated...
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Appetite

[journal] Appetite is a peer-reviewed journal published by Elsevier focusing on the behavioral sciences, particularly as it pertains to food and/or beverage intake. The journal is published bimonthly since 1980. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.541. The journal is indexed in Scopus. ...
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