haematophagous etymology

English word haematophagous comes from English haemato- (Blood.), English -phagous (Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".)

Detailed word origin of haematophagous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
haemato- English (eng) Blood.
-phagous English (eng) Used to form adjectives meaning "eating" or "feeding on".
haematophagous English (eng) (British spelling) Feeding on blood.

Words with the same origin as haematophagous

Descendants of haemato-
haematoblast haematocele haematogenesis haematogenetic haematogenous haematoin haematology haematolysis haematoma haematopathology haematophilia haematophobia haematoplastic haematopoiesis haematopoietic haematoscope haematothermal haematotoxin haematotympanum haematuria
Descendants of -phagous
ampelophagous androphagous anthophagous anthropophagous bacteriophagous entomophagous geophagous histiophagous lithophagous mycetophagous mycophagous nematophagous oligophagous oophagous ophiophagous ornithophagous ostreophagous pantophagous phytophagous polyphagous saproxylophagous xylophagous zoophagous zoöphagous