molysmophobia


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mo·lys·mo·pho·bi·a

(mŏ-liz'mō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of infection.
[G. molysma, filth, infection, + phobos, fear]
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Morbid fear of germs, dirt or contamination
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molysmophobia

Psychology Fear of dirt. See Phobia.
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molysmophobia

(mo-liz?mo-fo'be-a) [Gr. molysma, stain, + phobia, fear]
Abnormal fear of contamination or infection. Synonym: mysophobia
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