Meaning of koro


Pronunciation: (kôr'ō, kōr'ō), [key]
— n. Psychiatry.
  1. a culture-specific syndrome, occurring chiefly in China and southeastern Asia, characterized by anxiety and the fear of retraction of the penis or breasts and labia into the body.
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