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microphagous

adjective mi·croph·a·gous \ mī-ˈkräf-ə-gəs \

medical Definition of microphagous

: feeding on minute particles (as bacteria)
  • microphagous ciliates
  • microphagous habit

microphagy

play \-ə-jē\ noun, plural microphagies

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