euryphagous
feeding on a wide variety of foods

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • euryphagous — [yo͞o rif′ə gəs] adj. [ EURY + PHAGOUS] Biol. eating a wide variety of foods: opposed to STENOPHAGOUS …   English World dictionary

  • euryphagous — euryphage /yoor euh fayj , yerr /, n. /yoo rif euh geuhs, yeuh /, adj. Ecol. (of an animal) able to subsist on a wide variety of foods. Cf. stenophagous. [1925 30; EURY + PHAGOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • euryphagous — adjective Feeding on a large variety of food. Syn: polyphage Ant: stenophagous …   Wiktionary

  • euryphagous — eu·ryph·a·gous …   English syllables

  • euryphagous — yəˈrifəgəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary eury + phagous : eating various kinds of foods : polyphagous opposed to stenophagous …   Useful english dictionary

  • euryphagous animals — eurifagai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gyvūnai, mintantys augaliniu ir gyvūniniu maistu, gyvenantys įvairiose ekosistemose ir plačiame areale (pvz., tarakonai, termitai, varnos, šernai). atitikmenys: angl. euryphagous… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Merluccius capensis — Shallow water Cape hake Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii …   Wikipedia

  • stenophagous — stə̇ˈnäfəgəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sten + phagous : eating few kinds of foods used especially of an insect; compare euryphagous, monophagous * * * /sti nof euh geuhs/, adj. Ecol. (of an animal) feeding on a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stenophagous — adj. [Gr. stenos, narrow; phagein, to eat] Existing on only a limited variety of foods; see euryphagous, omnivorous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stenophagous — /sti nof euh geuhs/, adj. Ecol. (of an animal) feeding on a limited variety of foods (opposed to euryphagous). [1875 80; STENO + PHAGOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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