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[hee-muh-foh-bee-uh, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌhɛm ə-/

noun, Psychiatry.
an abnormal fear of blood.

1886, from hemo- “blood” + -phobia “fear.”

hemophobia he·mo·pho·bi·a (hē’mə-fō’bē-ə)
An abnormal fear of blood.


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