Descriptor English: Starvation
Descriptor Spanish: Inanición
Descriptor inanición
Scope note: Resultado de la privación total o de la reducción drástica de alimentos, que si ocurre por tiempo suficientemente prolongado, tiene graves consecuencias fisiológicas, funcionales o de conducta.
Descriptor Portuguese: Inanição
Descriptor French: Inanition
Tree number(s): C18.654.521.750
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Lengthy and continuous deprivation of food. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: TN 80: definition & relation to FASTING; refeeding after starvation: index refeeding under FOOD if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Hunger MeSH
DeCS ID: 13602
Unique ID: D013217
NLM Classification: WD 100
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Starvation - Preferred
Concept UI M0020441
Scope note Lengthy and continuous deprivation of food. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Starvation

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