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-phage

 
word element [Gr.] one that eats or destroys.

-phage

, -phagia-phagy
Eating, devouring.
[G. phagō, to eat]

-phage

word element [Gr.], one that eats or destroys.

-phage, -phag, -phagia, -phagy

suffix meaning to "to eat or consume": autophage, hemophage, mycophage, osteophage.

-phago

, -phage , -phagia , -phagy
Combining forms meaning eating, devouring.
[G. phagō, to eat]

-phage

Suffix denoting one that eats, as in MACROPHAGE.