iatrophobia

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iatro- +‎ -phobia

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iatrophobia (uncountable)

  1. An abnormal or irrational fear of doctors or going to the doctor.
    • 1996, Leslie A. Fiedler, Tyranny of the Normal: Essays on Bioethics, Theology & Myth, p. 114.
      Though such iatrophobia has always been with us, it assumed an especially virulent form in the sixties.

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