-phagy

noun combining form

Definition of -phagy

plural

-phagies

  1. :  eating of a (specified) type or substance <geophagy>

Origin and Etymology of -phagy

Greek -phagia, from phagein


Medical Dictionary

-phagy

noun combining form -ph·a·gy \f-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of -phagy

plural

-phagies

  1. :  eating :  eating of a (specified) type or substance <geophagy>


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