Acrophobia

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Medical Definition of Acrophobia

Acrophobia: An abnormally excessive and persistent fear of heights. Sufferers experience severe anxiety even though they usually realize that, as a rule, heights pose no real threat to them.

Derived from the Greek "acron", height + "phobos", fear.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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