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asitia (s) (noun), asitias (pl)
Having no appetite for food: Tom's asitia was an indication of his dislike of food or eating anything.

One reason for having asitia is when hunger has gone on for a long time regardless of what the reason was for the initial deprivation of food.

Asitia, or the destruction of the appetite for food, may come from starvation or severe malnutrition; as seen, in the poor, who can't afford to pay for adequate nourishment.

—The examples of asitia [anorexia, secondary mental] were partially compiled from
Psychiatric Dictionary, Seventh Edition by R.J. Campbell, M.D.;
Oxford University Press; New York; 1996; page 49.
This entry is located in the following units: a-, an- (page 18) sitio-, siti-, sito-, sit-, -sitia + (page 1)