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phago-

(word root) eating
Examples of words with the root phago-: phagocyte
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phago-

pref.
Eating; consuming: phagocyte.

[Greek, from phagein, to eat; see bhag- in Indo-European roots.]
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phago-

or before a vowel

phag-

combining form
eating, consuming, or destroying: phagocyte.
[from Greek phagein to consume]
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phago-

a combining form meaning “eating,” “devouring”: phagocyte.
[< Greek, comb. form akin to phageîn to eat, devour]
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