Definition of zoophagous in English:


Line breaks: zo|opha¦gous
Pronunciation: /zuːˈɒfəɡəs
, zəʊ-


  • (Of an animal) feeding on other animals.
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    • Zoophagous insects extract nutrients from a living animal host and represent a broad group of parasitic insects.
    • Field studies have indicated that juvenile sardine are more zoophagous than adults.
    • There were significantly more zoophagous bug species in wildflower areas than in pastures

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