allotriophagy

noun al·lot·ri·oph·a·gy \əˌlä‧trēˈäfəjē\
variants: less commonly

allotriophagia

\-ə¦fāj(ē)ə\

Definition of allotriophagy

plural

allotriophagies

also

allotriophagias

medicine

  1. :  pica

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Origin and Etymology of allotriophagy

allotriophagy from German allotriophagie, from Greek allotrio- + German -phagie -phagy; allotriophagia, New Latin, from German allotriophagie


First Known Use: circa 1845


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