Unlearned Appetite

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Specific Appetite - Unlearned Appetite
... An unlearned appetite is one that an animal possesses at birth, without conditioning through prior stress followed by alleviation with specific foods ... An unlearned appetite suggests a physiological mechanism for detecting the absence of a nutrient as well as a signalling component that directs the animal to ... An example of an unlearned appetite might be caloric appetite, as seen in all domestic animals ...

Famous quotes containing the words appetite and/or unlearned:

    Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
    —R.G. (Robin George)

    The learned are said to have seeing eyes;
    The unlearned have only two sores on their faces.
    Tiruvalluvar (c. 5th century A.D.)