Phagy Words, Quiz #2

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  1. Eating insects; insectivorous.
    (a) endoophagy (b) entomophagy (c) geophagy (d) hippophagy (e) erythrophagy
  2. Usually a reference to organisms that erode or bore into rocks; eating small stones, as with some birds.
    (a) ichthyophagous (b) haliphagous (c) hematophagous (d) hylophagous (e) lithophagous
  3. Eating mud.
    (a) galactophagy (b) ichthyophagy (c) limophagy (d) hippophagy (e) lignophagy
  4. Feeding on soil; deriving nutrients from soil or the sediment.
    (a) geophagy (b) euryphagy (c) endophagy (d) galactophagy (e) hematophagy
  5. Eating a wide variety of foods.
    (a) esophagus (b) entomophagous (c) fuciphagous (d) euryphagous (e) ectophagous
  6. Subsisting on a milk diet or living on milk products only; milkfed.
    (a) haliphagous (b) galactophagia (c) hippophagous (d) hylophagous (e) geophagous
  7. Eating grass (or feeding on grass).
    (a) histophagous (b) hylophagous (c) harpactophagous (d) hyperphagia (e) hyalophagy
  8. The ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food; over eating; gluttony.
    (a) ichthyophagy (b) haliphagy (c) hyperphagia (d) hippophagy (e) lignophage
  9. Ingestion of an excessive quantity of a salt or salts.
    (a) haematophagy (b) fuciphagy (c) euryphagy (d) haliphagy (e) euphagia
  10. The act of subsisting on the blood of another animal.
    (a) limophagy (b) haliphagy (c) lipophagy (d) hematophagy (e) hylophagy

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