noun Pathology.

abnormal aversion to food.

Origin of sitophobia

First recorded in 1880–85; sito- + -phobia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for sitophobia

"morbid aversion to food" (or certain foods), 1882, from Greek sitos "wheat, corn, meal; food," of unknown origin, + -phobia. Related: Sitophobe; sitophobic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

sitophobia in Medicine




An abnormal aversion to food.
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