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inappetence

 [in-ap´ĕ-tens]
lack of appetite or desire.
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in·ap·pe·tence

(in-ap'ĕ-tens),
Lack of desire or of craving.
[L. in- neg. + ap-peto, pp. -petitus, to strive after, long for (adp-)]
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inappetence

(ĭn-ăp′ĭ-təns) also

inappetency

(-tən-sē)
n.
Lack of appetite.

in·ap′pe·tent adj.
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in·ap·pe·tence

(in-ap'ĕ-tĕns)
Lack of desire or of craving.
[L. in- neg. + ap-peto, pp. -petitus, to strive after, long for (adp-)]
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Affected animals rapidly become depressed and inappetent. They start to vomit and produce profuse, bloody diarrhoea.
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