scotophobia


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Related to scotophobia: Achluophobia, Lygophobia

scotophobia

 [sko″to-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of darkness.
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nyc·to·pho·bi·a

(nik-tō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of night or of the dark.
Synonym(s): scotophobia
[nycto- + G. phobos, fear]
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scotophobia

(skō′tə-fō′bē-ə)
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Morbid fear of darkness. Note achluophobia is far more commonly used
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nyc·to·pho·bi·a

(nik'tō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of night or of the dark.
Synonym(s): scotophobia.
[nycto- + G. phobos, fear]
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