necrophobia

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necrophobia

 [nek″ro-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of death or of dead bodies.

nec·ro·pho·bi·a

(nek'rō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of corpses.
[necro- + G. phobos, fear]

necrophobia

/nec·ro·pho·bia/ (nek″ro-fo´be-ah) irrational fear of death or of dead bodies.

necrophobia

(nĕk′rə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of death or corpses.

nec′ro·pho′bic adj.

necrophobia

Etymology: Gk, nekros, dead, phobos, fear
a morbid fear of death and dead bodies.
Morbid fear of corpses

nec·ro·pho·bi·a

(nek'rō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of corpses.
[necro- + G. phobos, fear]

necrophobia

An abnormal fear of death or of corpses.
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Submerged in the funereal, it is possible to imagine Laurel awash in the erotic and necrophobic, taking in the essence of New Orleans's ovens and pigeonholes as she journeys back and forth to the Hibiscus on the streetcar line, waiting for her shift at the hospital to watch her father die.