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toxiphobia

[ tok-suh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌtɒk səˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of being poisoned.

Nearby words

toxin-antitoxin, toxinic, toxinogenic, toxins, toxipathic, toxiphobia, toxo-, toxocariasis, toxoid, toxophil, toxophilite

Origin of toxiphobia

First recorded in 1875–80; toxi(co)- + -phobia
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