phobia

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(fō′bē-ă )

[Gr. phobos, fear + -ia]
Any persistent, intensely felt, and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that results in a compelling desire to avoid the feared stimulus.

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(fō′bē-ă )

[Gr. phobos, fear + -ia]
Any persistent, intensely felt, and irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that results in a compelling desire to avoid the feared stimulus.

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