nosophilia

[ nŏs′ə-fĭlē-ə ]

n.

A desire to be ill; love of sickness.

Nearby words

  1. nosological,
  2. nosologically,
  3. nosology,
  4. nosomania,
  5. nosonomy,
  6. nosophobia,
  7. nosopoietic,
  8. nosopsyllus,
  9. nosotaxy,
  10. nostalgia


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