helminthophobia


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

hel·min·tho·pho·bi·a

(hel'min-thō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of worms.
[G. helmins, worm, + phobos, fear]

helminthophobia

(hĕl-mĭn″thō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
A morbid dread of worms or the delusion of being infested by them.
Mentioned in ?