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English definition of “hydrophobia”

hydrophobia

noun [U] uk   /ˌhaɪ.drəˈfəʊ.bi.ə/ us    /-droʊˈfoʊ-/
specialized medical a great fear of drinking and water, often a sign of rabiesFear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words old-fashioned the disease of rabiesDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
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