physogastry

noun phy·so·gas·try
variants: less commonly

physogastrism

Definition of physogastry

plural

physogastries

also

physogastrisms

  1. :  the condition (as of some termitophiles) of having the abdomen greatly distended — compare stenogastry

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Origin and Etymology of physogastry

physogastry International Scientific Vocabulary phys- + gastr- + -y; physogastrism from phys- + gastr- + -ism


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