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  • n. pathologic consumption of ice, a manifestation of pica, often resulting from iron or nutritional deficiencies.

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  • See also crystallodacnophilia.

    November 12, 2008

  • It's weird how Wordie sneaks up on you. I managed to bite my lip yesterday evening and spent a few hours chewing ice.

    November 12, 2008

  • Oddee: 'Pagophagia is an obsessive need to chew on ice. Scientific research shows Pagophagia can be a sign of low iron in the blood.'

    November 5, 2008