Toxiphobia
Toxiphobia Tox`i*pho"bi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. toxiko`n poison + fo`bos fear.] (Med.) An insane or greatly exaggerated dread of poisons. [1913 Webster]

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  • toxiphobia — /tok seuh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. an abnormal fear of being poisoned. [1875 80; TOXI(CO) + PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • toxiphobia — SYN: toxicophobia. * * * toxi·pho·bia .täk sə fō bē ə n abnormal fear of poisons or of being poisoned * * * toxi·pho·bia (tok″sĭ foґbe ə) toxicophobia …   Medical dictionary

  • toxiphobia — fear of poison or being poisoned Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • toxiphobia — toxi·phobia …   English syllables

  • toxiphobia — A fear of poison or being poisoned …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • toxiphobia — /tɒksəˈfoʊbiə/ (say toksuh fohbeeuh) noun a morbid fear of being poisoned. {toxi (variant of toxo ) + phobia} –toxiphobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • toxiphobia —   n. dread of being poisoned …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • toxiphobia — |täksə+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from tox (I) + phobia : abnormal fear of poisons or of being poisoned * * * /tok seuh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. an abnormal fear of being poisoned. [1875 80; TOXI(CO) + PHOBIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toxicomania — Tox i*co*ma ni*a, n. [See. {Toxic}, and {Mania}.] 1. (Med.) Toxiphobia. A. S. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) An insane desire for intoxicating or poisonous drugs, as alcohol or opium. B. W. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toxicophobia — Morbid fear of being poisoned. SYN: toxiphobia. [toxico + G. phobos, fear] * * * tox·i·co·pho·bia (tok″sĭ ko foґbe ə) [toxico + phobia] irrational fear of being poisoned …   Medical dictionary

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