stomodeal food

noun
variants: or less commonly stomodaeal food

Definition of stomodeal food

: partly digested food regurgitated from the mouth by some social insects (such as termites) and used to feed other members of the colony

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“Stomodeal food.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomodeal%20food. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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