Fear of needles, known in the medical literature as needle phobia, is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or hypodermic needles. It is occasionally referred to as aichmophobi...
bel·o·ne·pho·bi·a n. An abnormal fear of sharply pointed objects, especially needles. [Greek belonē, needle; see gelə- in Indo-European roots + -phobia.].
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Medical definition of aichmophobia: a morbid fear of sharp or pointed objects (
such as scissors or a needle) called also
fear of needles.
Aust Fam Physician. 2006 Aug;35(8):623-4.