xylophage

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xylophage

(ˈzaɪləʊˌfeɪdʒ)
n
(Animals) any insect or organism that eats wood
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The events of xylophagy, solid and liquid excretions per day were also evaluated.
However, xylophagy was superior (p = 0.0028) for the SAN group.
Frequency of occurrence, expressed as number of times [day.sup.-1], of eating, drinking, solid excretion, liquid excretion and xylophagy activities were also observed, following the same methodology.