• Definition for "chthonophagia"
    • an ailment characterized by the impulsive use of…
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chthonophagia definition

  • noun:
    • an ailment characterized by the impulsive use of soil, seen in some elements of the southern united states of america as well as the West Indies.
    • A disease described as an irresistible want to consume earth, noticed in some elements of the south united states of america, the West Indies, etc.
    • In pathology, a morbid propensity for eating dust; cachexia Africana.
    • an illness characterized by the impulsive consumption of dirt, seen in some components of the south United States along with the West Indies.
    • an illness described as an irresistible want to eat earth, noticed in some elements of the south United States, the West Indies, etc.
    • In pathology, a morbid propensity for eating dust; cachexia Africana.
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