Hyperphagia definition

hīpər-fājē-ə, -jə
Abnormally increased appetite for and consumption of food, thought to be associated with a lesion or injury in the hypothalamus.
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Abnormally increased appetite for and consumption of food, thought to be associated with a lesion or injury in the hypothalamus.
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(medicine) An abnormal appetite for food.
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Noun

Singular:
hyperphagia
Plural:
hyperphagias

Origin of hyperphagia

  • hyper- +"Ž -phagia

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