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Descriptor English: Feeding Behavior
Descriptor Spanish: Conducta Alimentaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Comportamento Alimentar
Descriptor French: Comportement alimentaire
Entry term(s): Behavior, Eating
Behavior, Feeding
Behaviors, Eating
Behaviors, Feeding
Diet Habit
Diet Habits
Dietary Habit
Dietary Habits
Eating Behavior
Eating Behaviors
Eating Habit
Eating Habits
Feeding Behaviors
Feeding Pattern
Feeding Patterns
Food Habit
Food Habits
Habit, Diet
Habit, Dietary
Habit, Eating
Habit, Food
Habits, Diet
Habits, Dietary
Habits, Eating
Habits, Food
Pattern, Feeding
Patterns, Feeding
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.547
F01.145.407
G07.203.650.353
SP6.006.032
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005247
Scope note: Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
Annotation: human & animal; = manner of eating or feeding: differentiate from EATING, the act of eating or feeding; permitted for feeding behavior of insects, as mosquitoes on skin, ticks sucking blood, maggots on flesh, etc., but NIM with feeding organism IM
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
ES ethics
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Behavior (1966-1968)
Nutrition (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 1969; for FOOD HABITS see FOOD HABITS 1969-2016
History Note: 1969
DeCS ID: 5350
Unique ID: D005247
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/30
Feeding Behavior - Preferred
Concept UI M0008287
Scope note Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
Preferred term Feeding Behavior
Entry term(s) Behavior, Eating
Behavior, Feeding
Behaviors, Eating
Behaviors, Feeding
Eating Behavior
Eating Behaviors
Feeding Behaviors
Feeding Patterns - Narrower
Concept UI M0008288
Preferred term Feeding Patterns
Entry term(s) Feeding Pattern
Pattern, Feeding
Patterns, Feeding
Food Habits - Narrower
Concept UI M0008681
Scope note Acquired or learned food preferences.
Preferred term Food Habits
Entry term(s) Eating Habit
Eating Habits
Food Habit
Habit, Eating
Habit, Food
Habits, Eating
Habits, Food
Dietary Habits - Narrower
Concept UI M0008682
Preferred term Dietary Habits
Entry term(s) Diet Habit
Diet Habits
Dietary Habit
Habit, Diet
Habit, Dietary
Habits, Diet
Habits, Dietary



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