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Medical Term:

nostomania

Pronunciation: nos'to-ma'ne-a

Definition: A rarely used term for an obsessive or abnormal interest in nostalgia, especially as an extreme manifestation of homesickness.

[G. nostos, return, homecoming, + mania, frenzy]

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