aerophobia

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aer·o·pho·bi·a

(ār-ō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid dread of fresh air or of air in motion.
[aero- + G. phobos, fear]

aerophobia

(âr′ə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.

aerophobia

Morbid fear of airborne noxious substances.

Aerophobia

(1) Aviophobia, see there.
(2) Morbid fear of drafts and fresh air.

aer·o·pho·bi·a

(ār'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid dread of fresh air or of air in motion.
[aero- + G. phobos, fear]
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