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an·thro·poph·a·gus

 (ăn′thrə-pŏf′ə-gəs′)
n. pl. an·thro·poph·a·gi (-jī′)
A person who eats human flesh; a cannibal.

[Latin anthrōpophagus, from Greek anthrōpophagos, man-eating : anthrōpo-, anthropo- + -phagos, -phagous.]

an′thro·po·phag′ic (-pə-făj′ĭk), an′thro·poph′a·gous (-pŏf′ə-gəs) adj.
an′thro·poph′a·gy (-jē) n.
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A single vector can transmit the disease to many persons by its day biting, anthropophagic, interrupted and multiple feeding behaviour and a single virion may be sufficient to produce a patent infection in the human host [10] While control measures were done, emergence and resurgence happens and this can be attributed to the evolution of new viral genotypes that are not only more virulent but can breed anywhere including those that cannot easily be accessed for the control but also shifts their breeding habitats in anything with less water and other minimum requirements for the survival of immatures [6,7,8,9,11,14].
The vectorial capacity of a mosquito depends upon susceptibility to Plasmodium sporogony, its anthropophagic behavior and enough longevity to become infective to human beings (Dash et al., 2007).
Due to the radical nature of Clark's most significant experiential art projects, such as Baba antropofagica (Anthropophagic slobber, 1973), the challenge for curators has been how to convey the power and passion of work that is essentially invisible, work solely produced within the sensory-based experience of individual viewers within a communal framework.
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