Rhinotillexomania | definition of rhinotillexomania by Medical dictionary
[rhino- + G. tillō, to pluck, + exō, out, + -mania]
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3.In human behaviour, rhinotillexomania
is compulsive, obsessive what?
"He's got rhinotillexomania
- which is a compulsive addiction to nose-picking" - Dr James Wilson (House)
Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania
Chittarajan Andrade for "A Preliminary Survey of Rhinotillexomania
[compulsive nose-picking] in an Adolescent Sample" (J.
It is called rhinotillexomania
. A survey of rhinotillexomaniacs shows that 65 per cent use their index finger, 20 per cent their little finger and 15 per cent use a thumb.