perverted appetite


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appetite

(ap'e-tit?) [L. appetitus, longing for]
A strong desire, esp. for food. Appetite differs from hunger in that the latter is an uncomfortable sensation caused by lack of food, whereas appetite is a pleasant sensation based on previous experience that causes one to seek food for the purpose of tasting and enjoying. appetitive (-tit?iv), adjective

perverted appetite

Pica.

perverted appetite

see pica.