inappetence

(redirected from inappetent)
Also found in: Dictionary.

inappetence

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

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-)]

inappetence

(ĭn-ăp′ĭ-təns) also

inappetency

(-tən-sē)
n.
Lack of appetite.

in·ap′pe·tent adj.

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-)]
References in periodicals archive ?
Affected animals rapidly become depressed and inappetent. They start to vomit and produce profuse, bloody diarrhoea.
To maximize caloric intake, high fat diets were fed, but it was observed that if these diets were fed to inappetent piscivores kept in water, birds were at high risk of suffering waterproofing problems due to plumage contamination from steatorrhea.
At admission, the girl was lethargic and inappetent with a fever of 38.3[degrees]C and oxygen saturation of 86%.
Check with all family members to discover how much your dog is really eating before determining that she is inappetent.
In the birds that remained inappetent at that dose or for birds with further episodes of anorexia, a long-lasting injectable form of doxycycline (50-75 mg/kg IM q7d) was given in alternate sites in combination with subcutaneous fluid administration.