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* * *claus·tro·pho·bia .klȯ-strə-'fō-bē-ə n abnormal dread of being in closed or narrow spaces
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* * *claus·tro·pho·bia (klaws″tro-foґbe-ə) [L. claudere to shut + -phobia] irrational fear of being shut in; fear of enclosed spaces, such as elevators and tunnels.
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