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Morbid fear of carrying and giving birth to a malformed infant.
[terato- + G. phobos, fear]
teratophobiaMorbid fear of
(1) Bearing a deformed child;
(2) Deformed people;
teratophobiaPsychology Fear of bearing a deformed child; fear of monsters or deformed people. See Phobia.
teratophobia(tĕr″ă-tō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
An abnormal fear of giving birth to a malformed fetus or being in contact with one.