Definition of Phago-
Phago-: Eating, devouring. From the Greek "phago" meaning "to eat."
Examples of words starting with phago- include: phagocyte, a cell that can engulf particles; and phagophobia, an excessive fear of eating.
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012
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