hyalophagia

hy·a·lo·pha·gi·a

, hyalophagy (hī'ă-lō-fā'jē-ă, hī-ă-lof'ă-jē),
The eating or chewing of glass.
[hyalo- + G. phagō, to eat]
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hy·a·lo·pha·gi·a

, hyalophagy (hī'ă-lō-fā'jē-ă, -lof'ă-jē)
The eating or chewing of glass.
[hyalo- + G. phagō, to eat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hyalophagia

, hyalophagy (hī″ă-lō-fā′jē-ă) (-lŏf′ă-jē) [″ + phagein, to eat]
The eating of glass.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
References in periodicals archive ?
People who consume glass suffer from a disorder known as hyalophagia.
Pavankumar, "Pica--a case of acuphagia or hyalophagia?," Indian Journal of Surgery, vol.
Several examples of pica include amylophagia (the consumption of starch), coprophagia (feces), geophagia (soil, clay, or chalk), hyalophagia (glass), pagophagia (pathological consumption of ice), trichophagia (hair or wool), urophagia (urine) and xylophagia (wood).