acarophobia
1. A fear of insects
2. A fear of mites
3. A fear of small things, especially bugs

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • acarophobia — noun the fear of itching or of insects that cause itching His acarophobia was obvious from his reaction when I told him he had lice …   Wiktionary

  • acarophobia — /ak euhr euh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. a pathological belief that the skin is infested with mites or insects, often leading to self mutilation in order to eliminate the infestation. [ < NL; see ACARUS, O , PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • acarophobia — Morbid fear of small parasites, small particles, or of itching. [G. akari, mite, + phobos, fear] * * * ac·a·ro·pho·bia .ak ə rō fō bē ə, ə rə n 1) an abnormal dread of skin infestation with small crawling organisms 2) a delusion that the skin is… …   Medical dictionary

  • acarophobia — fear of itching or of insects causing itching Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • acarophobia — n. pathological fear of skin parasites (Psychiatry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acarophobia — ac·a·ro·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • Acarophobia —    An intense fear of insects …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • acarophobia — noun a morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms • Hypernyms: ↑zoophobia * * * ˌakərəˈfōbēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from acar + phobia 1. : an abnormal dread of skin infestation …   Useful english dictionary

  • акарофобия — (acarophobia; акаро + фобия; син. скабиофобия) навязчивый страх боязнь заболеть чесоткой …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Акарофоби́я — (acarophobia; Акаро + Фобия, син. скабиофобия) навязчивый страх боязнь заболеть чесоткой …   Медицинская энциклопедия

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