apiphobia

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a·pi·pho·bi·a

(ā'pi-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of bees.
Synonym(s): melissophobia
[L. apis, bee, + G. phobos, fear]
Morbid fear of bees

apiphobia

(ā″pĭ-fō′bē-ă) [L. apis, bee + -phobia]
Unrealistic fear of bees.
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