cynophobia

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cynophobia

 [sin″o-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of dogs.

cy·no·pho·bi·a

(sī'nō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of dogs.
[G. kyōn, dog, + phobos, fear]

cynophobia

/cy·no·pho·bia/ (sin″o-fo´be-ah) irrational fear of dogs.

cynophobia

Psychiatry A morbid fear of dogs, rabies. See Phobia.

cy·no·pho·bi·a

(sī'nō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of dogs.
[G. kyōn, dog, + phobos, fear]
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