doraphobia
A fear of fur or animal skins

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Doraphobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of fur. Sufferers of this fear avoid fur bearing animals such as dogs, cats, foxes, beavers and rabbits because fur is repulsive to them. Perhaps some of these phobics associate fur with childhood stories about the …   Medical dictionary

  • doraphobia — noun The fear of touching the fur or skin of an animal …   Wiktionary

  • doraphobia — n. irrational fear of fur or animal skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doraphobia — do·ra·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • doraphobia — ˌdōrəˈfōbēə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dora hide, skin + New Latin phobia : a dread of touching the skin or fur of an animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • дорафобия — (doraphobia; греч. dora кожа, шкура + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь обрасти волосами после прикосновения к шкуре животного …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Дорафоби́я — (doraphobia; греч. dora кожа, шкура + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь обрасти волосами после прикосновения к шкуре животного …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Fear of fur — An abnormal and persistent fear of fur is called doraphobia. Sufferers of this fear avoid fur bearing animals such as dogs, cats, foxes, beavers and rabbits because fur is repulsive to them. Perhaps some of these phobics associate fur with… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phobia — An unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. For example, extreme fear of spiders is called arachnophobia, and fear of being outside is known as agoraphobia. Phobias… …   Medical dictionary

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