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hydrophobia (noun) illness marked by the fear of water; rabies.
A person suffering from hydrophobia dreads the sight of water. Hydrophobia or rabies is the disease caused by dog bite, especially by a mad dog bite. The mere sight of water drives People with hydrophobia or rabies mad, or frightens them.
- The bite, even of a normal dog, can be fatal, as it causes the condition of hydrophobia, marked by extreme fear of water.
- Anti-rabies injections along the abdomen are only known cure for hydrophobia, the disease caused by dog bite.