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polyphagia

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noun poly·pha·gia \-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə\

Definition of polyphagia

  1. :  excessive appetite or eating



Origin and Etymology of polyphagia

Greek polyphagia, from polyphagos


First Known Use: circa 1693


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polyphagia

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noun poly·pha·gia \-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of polyphagia

  1. :  excessive appetite or eating—compare hyperphagia




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