polyphagic

polyphagia

[pol-ee-fey-jee-uh, -juh]
noun
1.
Pathology. excessive desire to eat.
2.
Zoology. the habit of subsisting on many different kinds of food.

Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin < Greek polyphagía; see poly-, -phagy

polyphagian, noun, adjective
polyphagist [puh-lif-uh-jist] , noun
polyphagous [puh-lif-uh-guhs] , polyphagic [pol-ee-faj-ik, -fey-jik] , adjective
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polyphagia (ˌpɒlɪˈfeɪdʒə)
 
n
1.  a.  an abnormal desire to consume excessive amounts of food, esp as the result of a neurological disorder
 b.  an insatiable appetite
2.  the habit of certain animals, esp certain insects, of feeding on many different types of food
 
[C17: New Latin, from Greek, from poluphagos eating much; see poly-, -phagy]
 
polyphagous
 
adj

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polyphagia pol·y·pha·gi·a (pŏl'ē-fā'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Excessive eating; gluttony.

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