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1. Morbid fear of one's own voice, or of any sound.
See also: decreased sound tolerance, misophonia, hyperacusis.
2. Abnormal sensitivity to noise, a common feature of migraine headache.
[phono- + G. phobos, fear]
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(fō″nō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
1. A morbid fear of sound or noise.
2. A fear of speaking or hearing one's own voice.
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Fear of sound. See also HYPERACUSIS.
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