hæmatophobia

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See also: haematophobia

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin

Noun[edit]

hæmatophobia (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of hematophobia.
    • 1889 CE, Eduard Heinrich Henoch and John Thomson, Lectures on Children’s Diseases, The new Sydenham Society; Volume II, § VII, page #160:
      Perhaps I should have saved the lives of many children had I not been so infected by the hæmatophobia of our time that I have entirely abandoned the practice of blood‐letting for the last 20 years.