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Definition of hydrophoby
hydrophobyHydrophobia Hy`dro*pho"bi*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; "y`dwr water +
? fear: cf. F. hydrophobie.] (Med.)
(a) An abnormal dread of water, said to be a symptom of
canine madness; hence:
(b) The disease caused by a bite form, or inoculation with
the saliva of, a rabid creature, of which the chief
symptoms are, a sense of dryness and construction in the
throat, causing difficulty in deglutition, and a marked
heightening of reflex excitability, producing convulsions
whenever the patient attempts to swallow, or is disturbed
in any way, as by the sight or sound of water; rabies;
canine madness. [Written also hydrophoby.] HydrophobyHydrophoby Hy"dro*pho`by, n.
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