Definition of Appetency. Meaning of Appetency. Synonyms of Appetency

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Definition of Appetency

Appetency
Appetency Ap"pe*ten*cy, n.; pl. Appetencies. [L. appetentia, fr. appetere to strive after, long for. See Appetite.] 1. Fixed and strong desire; esp. natural desire; a craving; an eager appetite. They had a strong appetency for reading. --Merivale. 2. Specifically: An instinctive inclination or propensity in animals to perform certain actions, as in the young to suck, in aquatic fowls to enter into water and to swim; the tendency of an organized body to seek what satisfies the wants of its organism. These lacteals have mouths, and by animal selection or appetency the absorb such part of the fluid as is agreeable to their palate. --E. Darwin. 3. Natural tendency; affinity; attraction; -- used of inanimate objects.

Meaning of Appetency from wikipedia

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- Appellation d'origine contrôlée appetence 1. A natural craving or desire 2. An attraction or affinity; From French word "Appétence", derived from "Appétit" (Appetite)...
- Tierpsychologie, Volume 29, Issue 1, p. 82-102, Blackwell, 1971. with H. Caspers: Appetence for Aggression in juvenile Damsel Fish. Beiheft 7 zur Zeitschrift für...
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- Naber D, Wiedemann K (October 2005). "The facial pattern of disgust, appetence, excited joy and relaxed joy: an improved facial EMG study". Scand J Psychol...
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