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Definition of the noun acarophobia

What does acarophobia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acarophobias

  1. a morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: zoophobia = a morbid fear of animals

Alternative definition of the noun acarophobia


  1. [medicine] the fear of itching or of insects that cause itching

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Google previewLegacy (2015)

by Larissa Behrendt

Acarophobia is the fear of itching or of the insects that cause it. Lallo-phobia describes the fear of speaking. If there's a name for these phobias, somewhere in the lexicon there must be a word for the fear of meetings with a doctoral supervisor.

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

Compare acarophobia, parasitiophobia. [From Greek mikros small] mirrors Catoptrophobia, spectrophobia. missiles Ballistophobia. mist Homichlophobia, nebulophobia. mites Acarophobia. mnemophobia Memories. [From Greek mneme ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Instincts (2001)

by Nils Oeijord

instinct acarophobia, acarophobia (fear of mites/small insects or animals) instincts acceptance, ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

basophobia infection molysmophobia, mysophobia, septophobia infinity apeirophobia injections trypanophobia injury traumatophobia insanity dementophobia, lyssophobia, maniaphobia insects acarophobia, entomophobia, insectophobia, ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

ACAROPHOBIA Fear of skin infestation by crawling organisms. See Phobia. ACCIDENT PRONENESS In classical psychoanalytic understanding, frequent accidents implies a strong superego so that the person punishes the self because of ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

thanatophobia infinity: apeirophobia injury: traumatophobia innovation: neophobia insanity: lyssophobia; maniaphobia insects: acarophobia; entomophobia fear of jealousy: zelophobia justice: dikephobia knives: aichmophobia large objects ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

ABSCESSED ACAROPHOBIA which cutaneous nodules become softened and painful. A., Retroesophageal, one situated dorsad of the esophagus. A., Retromammary. See A., Submammary. A., Retroperitoneal. See A., Subperitoneal.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

acarophobia delusion one's skin is infested with mites, ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Acarophobia ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1910)

Acarophobia (ak-ar-o-fo'be-ah) [Gr, drap mite + 4,680, fear].

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

acarophobia ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

acarophobia (ak-ar-o-fo'-be-ah) [acarus; &&>t, fear]. Morbid fear of the itch. acarotoxic (ak-ar-o-toks'-ik) [acarus, a mite; rofucAi', a poison]. Poisonous , or destructive, to acari. a car pee (ah-har'-pe) [A, priv.; xaprSt, fruit]. A name ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1O1P3H4O1B3I1A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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