Medical Dictionary

hunger

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hunger

noun hun·ger \ˈhəŋ-gər\

Definition of HUNGER

1
:  a craving, desire, or urgent need for food
2
:  an uneasy sensation occasioned normally by the lack of food and resulting directly from stimulation of the sensory nerves of the stomach by the contraction and churning movement of the empty stomach
3
:  a weakened disordered condition brought about by prolonged lack of food <die of hunger>
March 03, 2015
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