Dr. Doug Mader's - "To Your Pet's Health"
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Ophidiophobia is the Word for an Abnormal Fear of Snakes

Ophidiophobia is a particular type of specific phobia, the abnormal fear of snakes. The word comes from the Greek words ophis, which refers to snakes, and phobia meaning fear. An ophidiophobic not only fears snakes when in visual contact but also dreads to think about them or even see them on TV or in pictures.

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