Fear of dust

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Medical Definition of Fear of dust

Fear of dust: An abnormal and persistent fear of dust. Sufferers of this fear experience anxiety even though they realize dust poses no threat.

Fear of dust is termed "amathophobia," a word derived from the Greek "amathos" (sand) and "phobos" (fear).

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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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