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EX: HE SUFFERS FROM AVIOPHOBIA OR HE IS AVIOPHOBIC OR HE IS AFRAID OF FLYING. In many cases specialists prefer to avoid the suffix -phobia and use more descriptive terms, see, e.g., personality disorders, anxiety disorders, avoidant personality disorder, love-shyness.

Ablutophobia fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning. Acrophobia, Altophobia fear of heights. Agoraphobia, Agoraphobia Without History of anic !isorder fear of places or events where escape is impossible or when help is unavailable. Agraphobia fear of sexual abuse. Aichmophobia fear of sharp or pointed ob"ects #as a needle, $nife or a pointing finger%. Algophobia fear of pain. Agyrophobia fear of crossing roads. Androphobia fear of men. Anthropophobia fear of people or being in a company, a form of social phobia. Anthophobia fear of flowers. A&uaphobia fear of water. !istinct from Hydrophobia, a scientific property that ma$es chemicals averse to interaction with water. Astraphobia, Astrapophobia, 'rontophobia, (eraunophobia fear of thunder, lightning and storms) especially common in young children. Atychiphobia, fear of failure Aviophobia, Aviatophobia fear of flying. 'acillophobia, 'acteriophobia, *icrobiophobia fear of microbes and bacteria. 'lood-in"ection-in"ury type phobia a !+*-I, subtype of specific phobias -horophobia - fear of dancing. -ibophobia, +itophobia aversion to food, synonymous to Anorexia nervosa. -laustrophobia fear of confined spaces. -oulrophobia fear of clowns #not restricted to evil clowns%.

!ecidophobia fear of ma$ing decisions. !ental phobia, !entophobia, .dontophobia fear of dentists and dental procedures !ysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disorder a phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body defect. /metophobia fear of vomiting. /rgasiophobia, /rgophobia fear of wor$ or functioning, or a surgeon0s fear of operating. /rgophobia fear of wor$ or functioning. /rotophobia fear of sexual love or sexual &uestions. /rythrophobia pathological blushing. 1elotophobia - fear of being laughed at. 1ephyrophobia fear of bridges. 1enophobia, -oitophobia fear of sexual intercourse. 1erascophobia fear of growing old or aging. 1erontophobia fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly. 1lossophobia fear of spea$ing in public or of trying to spea$. 1ymnophobia fear of nudity. 1ynophobia fear of women. Halitophobia - fear of bad breath. Haptephobia fear of being touched. Heliophobia fear of sunlight. Hemophobia, Haemophobia fear of blood. Hexa$osioihexe$ontahexaphobia fear of the number 222. Hoplophobia fear of weapons, specifically firearms #1enerally a political term but the clinical phobia is also documented%. (oumpounophobia, the fear of buttons 3igyrophobia fear of loud noises. 3ipophobia fear4avoidance of fats in food.

*edication phobia - fear of medications. *egalophobia - fear of large4oversi5ed ob"ects. *ysophobia fear of germs, contamination or dirt. 6ecrophobia fear of death and4or the dead. 6eophobia, -ainophobia, -ainotophobia, -enophobia, -entophobia, (ainolophobia, (ainophobia fear of newness, novelty. 6omophobia fear of being out of mobile phone contact. 6osophobia fear of contracting a disease. 6osocomephobia - fear of hospitals. 6yctophobia, Achluophobia, 3ygophobia, +cotophobia fear of dar$ness. .smophobia, .lfactophobia fear of smells. aras$avede$atriaphobia, aras$evide$atriaphobia, 7riggatris$aide$aphobia fear of 7riday the 89th. anphobia fear of everything or constant fear of an un$nown cause. hasmophobia - fear of ghosts, spectres or phantasms. hagophobia fear of swallowing. harmacophobia same as medication phobia. hobophobia fear of having a phobia. honophobia fear of loud sounds. yrophobia fear of fire. :adiophobia fear of radioactivity or ;-rays. +ociophobia fear of people or social situations. +copophobia fear of being loo$ed at or stared at. +omniphobia fear of sleep. +pectrophobia fear of mirrors and one0s own reflections. <aphophobia fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive. <echnophobia fear of technology #see also 3uddite%. <elephone phobia, fear or reluctance of ma$ing or ta$ing phone calls.

<etraphobia fear of the number =. <hanatophobia fear of death. <o$ophobia fear of childbirth. <omophobia fear or anxiety of surgeries4surgical operations. <raumatophobia a synonym for in"ury phobia> fear of having an in"ury. <ris$aide$aphobia, <erde$aphobia fear of the number 89. <rypanophobia, 'elonephobia, /netophobia fear of needles or in"ections. <rypophobia, fear or anxiety from the sight of certain regular patterns or clusters of holes and other geometrical ob"ects li$e lotus seed pods, honeycombs, scales, etc. Wor$place phobia fear of the wor$place. ;enophobia fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens.

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Ailurophobia fear4disli$e of cats. Animal phobia - fear of certain animals, a category of specific phobias. Apiphobia fear4disli$e of bees #also $nown as *elissophobia%. Arachnophobia fear4disli$e of spiders. -hiroptophobia fear4disli$e of bats. -ynophobia fear4disli$e of dogs. /ntomophobia fear4disli$e of insects. /&uinophobia fear4disli$e of horses #also $nown as Hippophobia%. Herpetophobia - fear4disli$e of reptiles. Ichthyophobia fear4disli$e of fish. *usophobia fear4disli$e of mice and4or rats. .phidiophobia fear4disli$e of sna$es. .rnithophobia fear4disli$e of birds. +coleciphobia fear of worms. ?oophobia a generic term for animal phobias.

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-hronophobia - fear of time or the passing of time. @9A Hydrophobia fear of water #a symptom of rabies%. hotophobia hypersensitivity to light causing aversion to light honophobia hypersensitivity to sound causing aversion to sounds. .smophobia hypersensitivity to smells causing aversion to odors.

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'iologists use a number of -phobia/-phobic terms to describe predispositions by plants and animals against certain conditions. 7or antonyms, see here.

Acidophobia4Acidophobic preference for non-acidic conditions. Heliophobia4Heliophobic aversion to sunlight. Hydrophobia4Hydrophobic a property of being repelled by water. 3ipophobicity a property of fat re"ection .mbrophobia avoidance of rain hotophobia #biology% a negative phototaxis or phototropism response, or a tendency to stay out of the light +uperhydrophobe the property given to materials that are extremely difficult to get wet. <hermophobia aversion to heat.

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+ee also> 3ist of anti-ethnic terms <he suffix -phobia is used to coin terms that denote a particular anti-ethnic or anti-demographic sentiment, such as /urophobia, 7rancophobia, Hispanophobia, and Indophobia. .ften a synonym with the prefix Banti-B already exists #e.g., olonophobia vs. anti- olonism%. Anti-religious sentiments are expressed in terms such as -hristianophobia and Islamophobia. .ther pre"udices include>

'iphobia fear4disli$e of bisexuals. /phebiphobia fear4disli$e of youth. 1erontophobia, 1erascophobia fear4disli$e of aging or the elderly.

Heterophobia fear4disli$e of heterosexuals. Homophobia fear4disli$e of homosexuality or homosexuals. Cudeophobia fear4disli$e of Cews. 3esbophobia fear4disli$e of lesbian women. edophobia, ediophobia fear4disli$e of children. sychophobia fear4disli$e of mental illness or the mentally ill. <ransphobia fear4disli$e of transgender or transsexual people. ;enophobia fear4disli$e of foreigners.