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aichmophobia

noun aich·mo·pho·bia \ ˌāk-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə, -mō- \

medical Definition of aichmophobia

:a morbid fear of sharp or pointed objects (such as scissors or a needle) called also belonephobia

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