variant of -phagy.

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-phagy or -phagia
n combining form
indicating an eating or devouring: anthropophagy
[from Greek -phagia; see phago-]
-phagia or -phagia
n combining form
[from Greek -phagia; see phago-]

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-phagia or -phagy
The eating of a specified substance or in a specified manner: dysphagia.

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