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When pronouncing two words which are both the fourth pinyin sound, is it automatically changed to mo2 luo4? This is the case for 蚂蚁 ma2 yi4 , isn't it?

I don't think so. When there are two third tones together, the first third tone is changed to second tone. This is the case for 螞蟻 (ma3 yi3).

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