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 (ĭn-ăp′ĭ-təns) also in·ap·pe·ten·cy (-tən-sē)
Lack of appetite.

in·ap′pe·tent adj.
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(ɪnˈæpɪtəns) or


rare lack of appetite or desire
inˈappetent adj
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(ɪnˈæp ɪ təns)

lack of appetite.
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"Symptoms of gastrointestinal blockage include vomiting, inappetence, lethargy and pain.
Abstract: A necropsy was conducted on a female grey-headed parrot (Poicephalus robustus suahelicus) that died following signs of depression, ruffled feathers, and inappetence. Microscopic examination revealed the presence of hemoprotozoa in the liver.
Although clinical signs of this disease can include inappetence and diarrhoea with blood, it is so rapidly fatal that the first sign of disease in some rabbits is sudden death.
She presented with a history of dizziness and inappetence 15 days before being admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain and a weight loss complaint.
A five-year-old female cat was presented to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Adnan Menderes University, with a 1-month history of inappetence and weight loss.
In the 4 wild boar in trial 2, clinical signs included transiently increased body temperature, diarrhea (including fresh blood), reduced general condition, inappetence, and mucopurulent nasal discharge.
Opioids like morphine decrease the motility of the gastrointestinal system, and sometimes antibiotics cause inappetence. If your dog is on medication for allergies, it can change his appetite.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) earlier said that an infected bird may exhibit several signs, including respiratory signs (gasping, coughing), nervous signs (depression, inappetence, muscular tremors, drooping wings, twisting of head and neck, circling, complete paralysis), swelling of the tissues around the eyes and neck, greenish, watery diarrhea, misshapen, rough- or thin-shelled eggs and reduced egg production.
The complaints of xerostomia, inappetence and dysgeusia of foods by both genders prevailed, similar to the analysis of Ferreira, Guimaraes and Marcadenti, (3 which indicated a significant number of gastrointestinal symptoms, the main ones being inappetence (21%) and xerostomia (20%).
During treatment with fluconazole and terbinafine, the dog developed inappetence, which resolved when terbinafine was discontinued after 4 weeks of treatment.
Rabbits with intestinal coccidiosis may present with diarrhoea, dehydration, inappetence, loss of weight, reduced weight gain, rough hair coat, and congested mucous membranes resulting in low productivity [3].