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GO term:eating behavior
Synonym: eating behaviour
GO id:GO:0042755
Definition:The specific behavior of an organism relating to the intake of food, any substance (usually solid) that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                        is-afeeding behavior
                                is-aadult feeding behavior
                                is-aconditioned taste aversion
                                is-adrinking behavior +
                                is-aeating behavior [GO:0042755] (42 genes, 50 annotations)
                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of eating behavior +
                                        is-apharyngeal pumping +
                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of eating behavior +
                                        is-areduction of food intake in response to dietary excess
                                        regulatesregulation of eating behavior +
                                is-alarval feeding behavior
                                negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of feeding behavior +
                                positively-regulatespositive regulation of feeding behavior +
                                regulatesregulation of feeding behavior +
                                is-asalt aversion
                                is-asuckling behavior

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