amychophobia


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am·y·cho·pho·bi·a

(am'ī-kō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of being scratched.
[G. amychē, a scratch, + phobos, fear]

amychophobia

(ă-mī″kō-fō′bē-ă) [Gr. amychē, scratch + -phobia]
Morbid fear of being scratched; fear of the claws of any animal.