necrophagia[nek′rə fā′jē ə]
necrophagia definition by Webster's New World
the eating of dead bodies; esp., the practice of feeding on carrion
Origin: ModL: see necro- and amp; -phagy
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- necrophagous adjective
necrophagia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The act or practice of feeding on dead bodies or carrion.