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A form of cannibalism in which sexual pleasure is derived from the ingestion of human flesh , especially from eating the genital parts of a person of the opposite-sex . Varieties of anthropophagy are autophagy , necrophagy and parthenophagy. Jack the Ripper was suspected of anthropophagy because he often carried away the female organs of his victims.

Etymology: anthropos , man , and phagein or phagy , the practice of eating.
See also: cannibalism .

Quote: Dr. Hannibal (the Cannibal) Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) calling FBI agent Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) while watching Dr. Frederick Chilton (Anthony Heald), the prison warden, come-off the boat in The Silence of the Lambs (1991): ' I do wish we could chat longer but I'm having an old friend for dinner .'

See Also: anthropophagy, cannibalism

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