scoleciphobia


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Related to scoleciphobia: vermiphobia

scoleciphobia

an abnormal fear of worms.
See also: Worms
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Besides, I've inherited a pathological hatred of worms (scoleciphobia) from my mum.
DURING the first five days of the hit television show 24, counter terrorist agent Jack Bauer killed 114 people.; GEORDIE I'm A Celeb hosts Ant and Dec are insured against each other's death.; THE fear of worms is called SCOLECIPHOBIA.; ONE of Beatle legend John Lennon's school reports said: "Certainly on the road to failure."