physiological drive

physiological drive

n.
A drive that stems from the biological needs of an organism. Also called primary drive.
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A hallmark of PWS is severe hyperphagia -- an overriding physiological drive to eat -- leading to severe obesity and other complications.
Controlling appetite is a fundamental basic physiological drive which in turn is connected to many other aspects of physiology, in particular fertility and the immune response.
Controlling appetite is a fundamental basic physiological drive, which in turn is, connected to many other aspects of physiology, in particular fertility and the immune response.
A hallmark of PWS is severe hyperphagia-an overriding physiological drive to eat-leading to severe obesity and other complications.
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