hemophagia

noun
he·​mo·​pha·​gia
variants: or chiefly British haemophagia \ -​ˈfā-​j(ē-​)ə How to pronounce haemophagia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemophagia

1 : an ingestion of blood
2 : phagocytosis of red blood cells

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“Hemophagia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemophagia. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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