Descriptor English: Hyperphagia
Descriptor Spanish: Hiperfagia
Descriptor hiperfagia
Entry term(s) alimentación en exceso
ingestión excesiva de alimentos
Scope note: Ingestión de una cantidad de comida mayor que la considerada óptima.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hiperfagia
Descriptor French: Hyperphagie
Entry term(s): Overeating
Tree number(s): C23.888.821.645
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food.
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
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
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Appetite Disorders (1966-1980)
Eating (1966-1980)
Feeding Behavior (1969-1980)
Public MeSH Note: 89; was see under APPETITE DISORDERS 1981-88
History Note: 89(81); was see under APPETITE DISORDERS 1981-88
Related: Obesity MeSH
Overnutrition MeSH
DeCS ID: 24379
Unique ID: D006963
NLM Classification: WM 175
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Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/21
Revision Date: 2014/06/06
Hyperphagia - Preferred
Concept UI M0010847
Scope note Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food.
Preferred term Hyperphagia
Entry term(s) Overeating

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