microphagous

adjective
mi·​croph·​a·​gous | \ mī-ˈkräf-ə-gəs How to pronounce microphagous (audio) \

Medical Definition of microphagous

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

Other Words from microphagous

microphagy \ -​ə-​jē How to pronounce microphagous (audio) \ noun, plural microphagies

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“Microphagous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microphagous. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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