hunger pangs

noun plural

: pains in the abdominal region which occur in the early stages of hunger or fasting and are correlated with contractions of the empty stomach or intestines

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“Hunger pangs.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hunger%20pangs. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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