heliophobe

heliophobe

[′hē·lē·ə‚fōb]
(medicine)
An individual who is extremely sensitive to the sun's rays.
(psychology)
One who has an abnormal fear of the sun's rays.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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You know the story: Healthy, exuberant youngster turns into pale, cave-dwelling heliophobe. Now, I'm not saying that getting out into the sunlight would actually harm Avery but, until he finally does, I guess I'll just have to hope for the best.
* A heliophobe is someone who is afraid of the sun.