Medical Dictionary

pica


pica

noun pi·ca \ˈpī-kə\

Definition of PICA

:  an abnormal craving for and eating of substances (as chalk, ashes, or bones) not normally eaten that occurs in nutritional deficiency states (as aphosphorosis) in humans or animals or in some forms of mental illness—compare geophagy
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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