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Descriptor English: Anorexia
Descriptor Spanish: Anorexia
Descriptor Portuguese: Anorexia
Descriptor French: Anorexie
Entry term(s): Anorexias
Tree number(s): C23.888.821.108
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000855
Scope note: The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA NERVOSA.
Annotation: ANOREXIA NERVOSA is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under EATING DISORDERS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under EATING DISORDERS 1975-90
Related: Anorexia Nervosa MeSH
DeCS ID: 23944
Unique ID: D000855
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Anorexia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001278
Scope note The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA NERVOSA.
Preferred term Anorexia
Entry term(s) Anorexias



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