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oophagy

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EtymologyEdit

From prefix oo- (egg) and the suffix -phagy (to feed on)

NounEdit

oophagy (uncountable)

  1. The cannibalization of subordinate eggs within a homogeneous population or the uterus; particularly as it relates to certain insect and aquatic species.

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