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Fear of pharynx. Pharyphobia

Fear of feet. Podophobia

Fear of faces. Prosopophobia

Fear of buttocks. Pugophobia

Fear of saliva. Queunliskanphobia

Fear of mouths. Stomaphobia

Fear of stomachs. Stomachphobia

Fear of nipples. Thelephobia

Fear of veins. Venephobia

Fear of kidneys. Nefrophobia

Fear of moles on skin. Nevophobia

Fear of urinating in the presence of others. Paruresis

Fear of lungs. Pnevmonaphobia

Fear of fingernails and toenails. Onuxophobia

Fear of odors. Osmophobia

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Psychology term of the day

May 15th 2021


Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia, is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. The term was coined by William A. Hammond in 1879 when describing a case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) exhibited in repeatedly washing one's hands.