SATIETY MECHANISM

Processes or systems within the body which are responsible for the regulation of food or fluid consumption. See also: appetitive behavior.

SATIETY MECHANISM: "She overate because she ignored her satiety mechanism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SATIETY MECHANISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/satiety-mechanism/ (accessed February 18, 2020).
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