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  • n. A morbid fear of poisons and poisoning

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid dread of being poisoned.


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  • The minor 'phobias, such as pyrophobia, or fear of fire; stasophobia, or inability to arise and walk, the victims spending all their time in bed; toxicophobia or fear of poison, etc., will be left to the reader's inspection in special works on this subject.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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