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meningitophobiaMorbid fear of brain disease; morbid fear of contracting meningitis.
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meningitophobia(mĕn″ĭn-jĭt″ō-fō′bē-ă) [Gr. meninx, membrane, + phobos, fear]
A condition simulating meningitis, caused by the fear of contracting meningitis.
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