cre·oph·a·gism (kre-ofґə-jiz-əm) [Gr. kreas flesh + phagein to eat] the eating of flesh (meat); see also carnivore.

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  • creophagy, creophagism — Carnivorousness; flesh eating. [G. kreas, flesh, + phago, to eat] …   Medical dictionary

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