teratophilia etymology

English word teratophilia comes from English terato- (Pertaining to birth defects and similar abnormalities.), English -philia

Detailed word origin of teratophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
terato- English (eng) Pertaining to birth defects and similar abnormalities.
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
teratophilia English (eng) Attraction to monsters.. The paraphilia characterized by sexual attraction to deformed or monstrous people.

Words with the same origin as teratophilia

Descendants of terato-
teratoblastoma teratocarcinoma teratogen teratogenesis teratogenetic teratogenic teratogenous teratoid teratoma teratomatous teratophobia teratosis
Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia trichophilia