leprophobia

noun

lep·​ro·​pho·​bia ˌlep-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce leprophobia (audio)
: a pathological fear of leprosy that may be expressed as a delusion that one is actually suffering from leprosy

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“Leprophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leprophobia. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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