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chromophobia

noun

a fear of colors; also called chromatophobia , psychrophobia

See chromatophobia

Word Origin

chromo- 'color'

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chromophobia in Medicine

chromophobia chro·mo·pho·bi·a (krō'mə-fō'bē-ə) or chro·mat·o·pho·bi·a (krō-māt'ə-, krō'mə-tō-)
n.

  1. Resistance to stains. Used of certain cells and histologic structures.

  2. An abnormal fear of colors or a color.

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