necrophagia

necrophagia [nek΄rə fā′jē ə]
n.
ModL: see NECRO- & -PHAGY
the eating of dead bodies; esp., the practice of feeding on carrion
necrophagous [ne kräf′ə gəs]
adj.

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nec·ro·pha·gia (nĕk'rə-fāʹjə) n.
The act or practice of feeding on dead bodies or carrion.

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