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]

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]

hyalophagia

, hyalophagy (hī″ă-lō-fā′jē-ă) (-lŏf′ă-jē) [″ + phagein, to eat]
The eating of glass.
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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).