algophobia

[al-guh-foh-bee-uh]

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal dread of pain.

Origin of algophobia

First recorded in 1895–1900; algo- + -phobia
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British Dictionary definitions for algophobia

algophobia

noun

psychiatry an acute fear of experiencing or witnessing bodily pain
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algophobia in Medicine

algophobia

[ăl′gə-fōbē-ə]

n.

An abnormal fear of pain.
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