chromatophobia


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chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă),
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid fear of colors.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă)
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid dislike of color.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia.
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromatophobia 

An abnormal aversion to colours or to certain colours (e.g. erythrophobia, an abnormal aversion to red). It may be psychological or physiological, such as an abnormal sensitivity to some short wavelengths following cataract extraction. Syn. chromophobia. See chlorophobia; cyanophobia.