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mysophobia

 [mi″so-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of dirt and contamination.

my·so·pho·bi·a

(mī'sō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of dirt or defilement from touching familiar objects.
Synonym(s): rhypophobia
[G. mysos, defilement, + phobos, fear]

mysophobia

(mī′sō-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.
Morbid fear of germs

my·so·pho·bi·a

( mī'sō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of dirt or defilement from touching familiar objects.
[G. mysos, defilement, + phobos, fear]
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