pagophagia

noun
pa·​go·​pha·​gia | \ ˌpā-gə-ˈfā-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce pagophagia (audio) \

Medical Definition of pagophagia

: the compulsive eating of ice that is a common symptom of iron deficiency

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“Pagophagia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pagophagia. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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