microphagous

adjective

mi·​croph·​a·​gous mī-ˈkräf-ə-gəs How to pronounce microphagous (audio)
: feeding on minute particles (as bacteria)
microphagous ciliates
microphagous habit
microphagy noun
plural microphagies

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“Microphagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microphagous. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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