phobias

pho·bi·a || 'fəʊbɪə n. strong and persistent irrational fear

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Trypanophobia — is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles. It is occasionally referred to as aichmophobia, belonephobia, or enetophobia, names that are technically incorrect because they simply denote a “fear of… …   Wikipedia

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