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irrational fear of night and darkness.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Morbid dread of night and its darkness and silence.
[noct- + phobia]
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nyctophobiaMorbid fear of the dark or the night.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
noctiphobia(nok?ti-fo'be-a) [L. nocte, at night, + Gr. phobos, fear]
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