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Satiation

Synonym(s)

  • satiety

Definition(s)

Full gratification of a need or desire followed by a state of relative insensitivity to that particular need or desire.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The state or condition reached after totally satisfying a desire or need; e.g., abolition of the desire to eat after full gratification of appetite.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 24, 2014