troph·al·lax·is (trŏf′ə-lăksĭs, trō′fə-)
The transfer or exchange of regurgitated liquid food between individuals of certain social insects such as ants or bees.
[TROPH(O)- + Greek allaxis, exchange (from allassein, to exchange, from allos, other; see al-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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