fear of cancer

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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

  • cancerophobia — n. cancerphobia, abnormal obsessive fear of cancer or of developing cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancerophobia — can·cer·o·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • cancerophobia — /kænsərəˈfoʊbiə/ (say kansuhruh fohbeeuh) noun a morbid fear of cancer. –cancerophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • канцерофобия — (cancerophobia; канцеро + фобия; син. карцинофобия) навязчивый страх боязнь заболевания злокачественным новообразованием …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Phobia — An unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. For example, extreme fear of spiders is called arachnophobia, and fear of being outside is known as agoraphobia. Phobias… …   Medical dictionary

  • Канцерофобия — I Канцерофобия (лат cancer рак, злокачественная опухоль + греч. phobos страх) навязчивый страх, боязнь заболевания злокачественным новообразованием см. Навязчивые состояния. II Канцерофобия (cancerophobia; Канцеро + Фобия, син. карцинофобия)… …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • 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] * * * …   Universalium

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

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