phthisiophobia

noun
phthis·​io·​pho·​bia | \ ˌt(h)iz-ē-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce phthisiophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of phthisiophobia

: pathological fear of tuberculosis

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“Phthisiophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phthisiophobia. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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