[ nos-uh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌnɒs əˈfoʊ bi ə /
an abnormal fear of disease.
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Examples from the Web for nosophobia
Modern conditions unfortunately favor the easy development of nosophobia in young wives.
People who are victims of nosophobia are probably the most miserable and wretched individuals on earth.
British Dictionary definitions for nosophobia
/ (ˌnɒsəˈfəʊbɪə) /
the morbid dread of contracting disease
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Medicine definitions for nosophobia
[ nŏs′ə-fō′bē-ə ]
An inordinate fear of disease.
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