Definition of apotemnophilia in English:

apotemnophilia

noun

  • A disorder characterized by the desire for amputation of a healthy part of the body, especially a limb.

Origin

1970s. From apo- + ancient Greek τέμνειν to cut + -o- + -philia.

Pronunciation

apotemnophilia

/əˌpɒtɪmnəˈfɪlɪə//ˌapətɛmnəˈfɪlɪə/