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Feeding Behavior MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Feeding Behavior
Tree Number(s)
F01.145.113.547
F01.145.407
G07.203.650.353
Unique ID
D005247
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005247
Annotation
human & animal; = manner of eating or feeding: differentiate from EATING, the act of eating or feeding; permitted for feeding behavior of insects, as mosquitoes on skin, ticks sucking blood, maggots on flesh, etc., but NIM with feeding organism IM
Scope Note
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
Entry Term(s)
Diet Habits
Dietary Habits
Eating Behavior
Eating Habits
Feeding Patterns
Feeding-Related Behavior
Food Habits
Previous Indexing
Behavior (1966-1968)
Nutrition (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
1969; for FOOD HABITS see FOOD HABITS 1969-2016
History Note
1969
Date Established
1969/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/12
Feeding Behavior Preferred
Feeding Patterns Narrower
Food Habits Narrower
Dietary Habits Narrower
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