Phagy Words, Quiz #4

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  1. The eating of dry foodstuffs; subsisting on a dry diet.
    (a) trichophagy (b) xylophagy (c) zoophagy (d) xerophagy (e) tachyphagy
  2. To eat fecal matter or dung; as done by dung beetles or their larvae, other insects, etc.
    (a) tecnophagy (b) scatophagy (c) sialoaerophagy (d) theophagy (e) stenophagy
  3. Extremely or excessively fast eating; the bolting or gobbling down of food.
    (a) scolecophagous (b) saprophagous (c) polyphagous (d) saurophagous (e) tachyphagous
  4. The consumption of excessively hot food.
    (a) quercivorous (b) gallivory (c) thermophagy (d) plurivorous (e) pomivorous
  5. Feeding on animals or animal matter; carnivorous.
    (a) poltophagy (b) phagotrophy (c) phagology (d) pleophagy (e) zoophagy
  6. Eating or requiring a variety of foods; eating both animal and vegetable matter; omnivorous.
    (a) phagology (b) psomophagy (c) phthirophagous (d) pantophagy (e) pagophagy
  7. The subject of eating or feeding; dietetic.
    (a) rhizophagy (b) phagology (c) xerophagy (d) theophagy (e) sialoaerophagy
  8. The treatment of an illness with specific kinds of food.
    (a) xylophagy (b) zoophagy (c) rhypophagy (d) polyphagy (e) phagotherapy
  9. To feed on or to eat leaves.
    (a) rhizophagy (b) phyllophagy (c) pagophagy (d) pedophagy (e) phagotrophy
  10. Utilizing only a limited variety of foods or food species.
    (a) sycophagous (b) pleophagy (c) pneumophagia (d) stenophagous (e) sialoaerophagy

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