nosophobia

nosophobia

[nos-uh-foh-bee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
an abnormal fear of disease.

Origin:
1885–90; noso- + -phobia

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nosophobia (ˌnɒsəˈfəʊbɪə)
 
n
the morbid dread of contracting disease

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Main Entry:  nosophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See nosemaphobia
Main Entry:  nosophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See pathophobia
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nosophobia nos·o·pho·bi·a (nŏs'ə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An inordinate fear of disease.

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