cancerphobia


cancerphobia
cancerphobia [kan΄sər ōfō′bē əkan΄sər fō′bē ə]
n.
1. an excessive fear of getting cancer
2. the false impression that one has cancer: Also cancerophobia [kan΄sər ōfō′bē ə]

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  • cancerphobia — [kan΄sər ōfō′bē əkan΄sər fō′bē ə] n. 1. an excessive fear of getting cancer 2. the false impression that one has cancer: Also cancerophobia [kan΄sər ōfō′bē ə] …   English World dictionary

  • cancerphobia — can·cer·pho·bia .kan(t) sər fō bē ə or can·cer·o·pho·bia sər ō fō n an abnormal dread of cancer * * * can·cer·pho·bia (kan″sər foґbe ə) [cancer + phobia] irrational fear of cancer …   Medical dictionary

  • cancerphobia — n. abnormal fear of cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancerphobia — can·cer·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • cancerphobia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancerophobia — noun see cancerphobia * * * cancerphobia or cancerophobia / fōˈbi ə/ noun Excessive fear of contracting, or that one may have, cancer • • • Main Entry: ↑cancer …   Useful english dictionary

  • cancerophobia — A morbid fear of acquiring a malignant growth. SYN: carcinophobia. [cancer + G. phobos, fear] * * * can·cero·pho·bia (kan″ser o foґbe ə) cancerphobia …   Medical dictionary

  • carcinophobia — SYN: cancerophobia. * * * car·ci·no·pho·bia (kahr″sĭ no foґbe ə) [carcino + phobia] cancerphobia …   Medical dictionary

  • carcinomatophobia — car·ci·no·ma·to·pho·bia (kahr″sĭ no″mə to foґbe ə) cancerphobia …   Medical dictionary

  • phobia — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fear, dread, aversion, revulsion, repulsion, dislike, antipathy; acrophobia, claustrophobia, etc. See insanity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Neurosis] Syn. fear, dread, unreasoned fear, Angst (German); see… …   English dictionary for students


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