omophagia


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o·mo·pha·gi·a

(ō'mō-fā'jē-ă),
The eating of raw food, especially of raw flesh.
[G. ōmos, raw, + phagō, to eat]

omophagia

[om′ōfā′jē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, ōmos, raw, phagein, to eat
the eating of raw foods, particularly raw meat or fish.

o·mo·pha·gi·a

(ō'mō-fā'jē-ă)
The consumption of raw flesh, particularly raw meat and fish.
[G. ōmos, raw, + phagō, to eat]

omophagia

(ō-mō-fā′jē-ă) [Gr. omos, raw, + phagein, to eat]
The custom of eating raw foods, esp. raw flesh.
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La resolucion de los contrarios se va explicar, a partir de ahora, sobre todo con los rituales de muerte sangrienta: generalmente con el sparagmos o despedazamiento de la victima (21), la omophagia o comunion con su carne cruda y la vida nueva consecuente.
25) E pertinente recordar, a este proposito, a observacao de Fisher (1992: 184): 'No mito, as seguidoras de Dioniso cacam animais selvagens, para realizarem o sparagmos e a omophagia.