hypochondriac

[adj] - suffering from hypochondria 2. [n] - a patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments
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Hypochondriac

Hypochondriac: A person who has hypochondriasis, a disorder characterized by a preoccupation with body functions and the interpretation of normal body sensations (such as sweating) or minor abnormalities (such as minor aches and pains) as portending problems of major medical moment. Reassurance by physicians and others only serves to increase the h...
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Hypochondriac

Hy`po·chon'dri·ac adjective [ Greek ... affocated in the hypochondrium: confer French hypocondriaque , formerly spelt hypochondriaque .] 1. Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions. 2. Affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis. H...
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hypochondriac

1. <psychiatry> Affected, characterised, or produced, by hypochondriasis. ... 2. <anatomy> Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions. A region on either side of the abdomen beneath the cartilages of the false ribs, beside the epigastric, and above the lumbar, region. ... Origin: Gr. Affocated in the hypochondrium: c...
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hypochondriac

hypochondriacal adjective suffering from hypochondria
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hypochondriac

(hi″po-kon´dre-ak) pertaining to the hypochondrium (see hypochondriac region). pertaining to hypochondriasis. a person affected with hypochondriasis.
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Hypochondriac

• (n.) A person affected with hypochondriasis. • (a.) Affected, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis. • (a.) Of or pertaining to hypochondria, or the hypochondriac regions.
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hypochondriac

hypochondriac 1. Pertaining to the region of the hypochondrium or the upper lateral region on each side of the body and below the thorax; beneath the ribs.2. An individual with an abnormal and excessive interest in and fear of disease, especially in people who are otherwise healthy.3. A disorder characterized by a misinterpretation of physical sign...
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hypochondriac

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-pō-kon′drē-ak Definitions: 1. A person with a somatic overconcern, including morbid attention to the details of bodily functioning and exaggeration of any symptoms no matter how insignificant. 2. A person manifesting hypochondriasis. 3. Beneath the ribs; relating to the hypochondrium. &nbs...
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