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algophobia

 [al″go-fo´be-ah]
irrational dread of pain.
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al·go·pho·bi·a

(al-gō-fō'bē-ă),
Abnormal fear of pain; sensitivity may lead to algophobia, depending on the psychological makeup of the person, but sensitivity to pain could be on other than psychological grounds.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]
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algophobia

(ăl′gə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of pain.

al′go·phobe′ n.
al′go·pho′bic adj.
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algophobia

A morbid fear of pain.
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algophobia

Psychiatry A morbid fear of pain. See Phobia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

al·go·pho·bi·a

(al'gō-fō'bē-ă)
Abnormal fear of or sensitivity to pain.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

al·go·pho·bi·a

(al'gō-fō'bē-ă)
Abnormal fear of pain.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012