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Meaning of PHOTOPHOBIA

Pronunciation:  `fowtu'fowbeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)
  2. [n]  a morbid fear of light
 

PHOTOPHOBIA is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: photalgia
 
 See Also: hurting, pain, simple phobia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pho`to*pho"bi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. fw^s, fwto`s,
light + ? fear.] (Med.)
A dread or intolerance of light. --Sir T. Watson.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: sensitivity to light.
 

 

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