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Anorexia

Anorexia is the decreased sensation of appetite. While the term in non-scientific publications is often used interchangeably with anorexia nervosa, many possible causes exist for a decreased appetite, some of which may be harmless, while others indicate a serious clinical condition or pose a significant risk. For example, anorexia of infection is part of the acute phase response to infection. The APR can be triggered by lipopolysaccharides and peptidoglycans from ba...

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