SATIETY MECHANISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms AQUEOUS HUMOR OSMOREGULATION PROSTATE GLAND FOOD CACHING SUBTHALAMUS APPETITION SYSTEM MUSCULAR TYPE LIPOSTATIC HYPOTHESIS MECHANISM ADJUNCTIVE BEHAVIOR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SATIETY MECHANISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/satiety-mechanism/ (accessed February 18, 2020).