[ sahy-tuh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈfoʊ bi ə /
an extreme aversion to eating or to food: It's not that I didn't have an appetite during chemo, but knowing that eating anything would end in vomiting led to sitophobia.People who suffer from sitophobia are constantly sniffing perishables in their refrigerator or checking the expiration dates on their groceries.
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Also called ci·bo·pho·bi·a [sahy-boh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌsaɪ boʊˈfoʊ bi ə/ .
Words nearby sitophobia
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Medical definitions for sitophobia
[ sī′tə-fō′bē-ə ]
An abnormal aversion to food.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.