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percent change in food intake (CMO:0001778)
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absolute change in food intake +  
calculated food calorie intake measurement +  
calculated food intake weight measurement +  
percent change in food intake +  
A calculated measurement of the relative difference in the amount of food (material, usually of plant or animal origin, that contains essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and/or minerals and that is ingested and assimilated by an organism to produce energy, stimulate growth, and maintain life) taken in for utilization by the body, between a treated state and a control state or between two points in time, expressed as a percentage.

Related Synonyms: relative change in food intake
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982

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