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bacillophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
A fear of germs or microbes in general: Bacillophobia usually refers to any microorganism which can cause a disease, such as the rod-shaped clostridium bacterium.
The bacillophobia can include many types of bacteria, molds, and viruses and can produce an obsessive-compulsive disorder in which a person may almost constantly wash his or her hands.
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