Meaning of apotemnophilia in English:

apotemnophilia

Pronunciation /ˌapətɛmnəˈfɪlɪə/ /əˌpɒtɪmnəˈfɪlɪə/

noun

Psychiatry
  • 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.