cannibalize

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Synonyms for cannibalize

eat human flesh

use parts of something to repair something else

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But when Hatch embraced embryonic stem cell experimentation -- which cannibalizes living human embryos for medical research -- it outraged his social conservative constituency in Utah.
Without an accurate understanding of how one item cannibalizes the rest of its market segment, one cannot determine whether an item is adding variety or duplication to the mix.
This species also cannibalizes mates in the wild, said Sue Lawrence, now of the Scottish Natural Heritage in Aberdeen.
Occasionally it actually cannibalizes the light around it.
Concerns center on the extent to which the new product line cannibalizes sales of core Levi products as well as the response from other key retailers of Levi product.