herpetophobia


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Related to herpetophobia: taphephobia, Bacillophobia

herpetophobia

an abnormal fear of reptiles. Also called ophidiophobia.
See also: Reptiles
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Oh, also, if you suffer from herpetophobia, you might not want to read this.
He wants to tell his teacher about his herpetophobia, though when he has the chance to do so he loses the courage to confide in her.
Hierlings' herpetophobia, packbubbled underbrush, time-pressured itinerary mitigated against searched thoroughness.