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A term describing the fear of swallowing, usually developed in young children as a result of being force-fed medicine.

Sometimes related to the fear of being eaten.

Phagophobia is not to be confused with a fear of eating (Sitophobia) or a fear of choking (Pseudodysphagia), both of which have their own separate classification.
Jimmy hasn't eaten anything solid in months because of his phagophobia.
by Summyr February 24, 2009
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