koro


koro
/kawr"oh, kohr"oh/, n. Psychiatry.
a culture-specific syndrome, occurring chiefly in China and southeastern Asia, characterized by anxiety and the fear of retraction of the penis or breasts and labia into the body.
[ < dial. Malay (Kedah) koro land turtle (standard Malay kura-kura]

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