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hyperphagia

Line breaks: hyper|pha¦gia
Pronunciation: /hʌɪpəˈfeɪdʒɪə/

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Definition of hyperphagia in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
An abnormally great desire for food; excessive eating.

Origin

1940s: modern Latin, from hyper- + Greek phagia 'eating' (from phagein 'eat').

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