acarophobia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acaro- +‎ -phobia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌækərəˈfəʊbiə/

Noun[edit]

acarophobia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine) The fear of itching or of small crawling insects that cause itching, such as mites or lice.
    His acarophobia was obvious from his reaction when I told him he had lice.

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