hyperphagic


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hyperphagic

(ˌhaɪpəˈfeɪdʒɪk)
adj
(Medicine) med characterized by overeating
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Five children had developed hyperphagic obesity by the time that PWS was confirmed.
Interestingly, FL chickens are clearly not hyperphagic, since they eat the same amount of feed as LL chickens.
Indeed, BDNF-haploinsufficient mice are obese and diabetic and exhibit hyperphagic behavior [24], and expression of the BDNF gene variant (Val66Met) is significantly associated with measures of obesity in human pediatric [20] and adult cohorts [21].
[28] The hyperphagic effect of orexin A disappears when the body temperature is already increased, such that a reduction in food intake can happen in this condition.
Therefore, they are hyperphagic, hyperinsulinemic, hyperglycemic and exhibit low gonadotropin levels, incomplete development of reproductive organs and do not reach sexual maturation (Donato et al., 2011).
The diabetic ob/ob mouse model is leptin deficient and hyperphagic, obese, and insulin resistant [16].
Some researchers argue that coprophagia is not and that patients with coprophagia do not manifest other hyperphagic behaviors that could be the case with pica [4].
Borengasser et al., "Changes in skeletal muscle mitochondria in response to the development of type 2 diabetes or prevention by daily wheel running in hyperphagic OLETF rats," American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
There was a significant moderating effect of restrained eating, with a hyperphagic response to work stress in restrained eaters, compared with no effect in unrestrained eaters.
Effects of starvation and re-alimentation periods on growth performance and hyperphagic response of Sparus aurata.
administration of NmU antise rum caused the opposite effects, with increased food intake in rats (37, 85), a phenomenon also observed in [NmU.sup.-/-] mice, which are hyperphagic and obese (73).