Descriptor English: Fasting
Descriptor Spanish: Ayuno
Descriptor ayuno
Entry term(s) huelga de hambre
huelgas de hambre
Scope note: Abstinencia de ALIMENTOS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Jejum
Descriptor French: Jeûne
Entry term(s): Hunger Strike
Hunger Strikes
Strike, Hunger
Strikes, Hunger
Tree number(s): F01.145.407.400
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Abstaining from FOOD.
Annotation: human & animal; differs from STARVATION in matter of degree; FOOD DEPRIVATION is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PX psychology
UR urine
Related: Hunger MeSH
Starvation MeSH
DeCS ID: 29390
Unique ID: D005215
NLM Classification: WB 420
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Fasting - Preferred
Concept UI M0008248
Scope note Abstaining from FOOD.
Preferred term Fasting
Hunger Strike - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000643628
Preferred term Hunger Strike
Entry term(s) Hunger Strikes
Strike, Hunger
Strikes, Hunger

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