[ ak-er-uh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌæk ər əˈfoʊ bi ə /
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an irrational or disproportionate fear of bites or infestation by small parasitic insects or mites, causing crawling or itching sensations on the skin.
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Medical definitions for acarophobia
[ ăk′ə-rə-fō′bē-ə ]
An abnormal fear of mites, small insects, or worms.
An abnormal fear of small particles, or of itching.
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