coprophagy

noun
co·​proph·​a·​gy | \ kə-ˈpräf-ə-jē How to pronounce coprophagy (audio) \
plural coprophagies

Medical Definition of coprophagy

: the eating of feces that is normal behavior among many animals

Other Words from coprophagy

coprophagist \ -​ə-​jəst How to pronounce coprophagy (audio) \ noun
coprophagous \ -​ə-​gəs How to pronounce coprophagy (audio) \ or coprophagic \ ˌkäp-​rə-​ˈfaj-​ik How to pronounce coprophagy (audio) \ adjective

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“Coprophagy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coprophagy. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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