adjective combining form

Definition of -PHAGOUS

:  eating <saprophagous>

Origin of -PHAGOUS

Greek -phagos, from phagein to eat — more at baksheesh


adjective combining form \fə-gəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -PHAGOUS

: feeding especially on a (specified) kind of food <hematophagous>


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