Hypochondriac meaning

hīpə-kŏndrē-ăk
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A person affected with hypochondria.
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Relating to or affected with hypochondria.
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Relating to or affected with hypochondria.
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A person who has hypochondria.
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(anatomy) Relating to or located in the hypochondrium.
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A person affected with hypochondria.
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A person affected with hypochondria.
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Designating or of the region of the hypochondrium.
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Of or having hypochondria.
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The definition of a hypochondriac is a person who always thinks something is wrong with him or who is abnormally worried about his health.

A person who fears that every ache or sniffle is a sign of a life-threatening disease is an example of a hypochondriac.

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(anatomy) Relating to or located in the hypochondrium.
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Related to, or affected by hypochondria.
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Related to, or located in the hypochondrium.
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Origin of hypochondriac

  • From French hypocondriaque, from Ancient Greek ὑποχονδριακός (hupochondriakos, “of the region between the ribs and navel”), from ὑποχόνδριος (hupochondrios, “the space between the ribs and the navel”), from ὑπό (hupo, “below”) + χόνδρος (chondros, “cartilage”)

    From Wiktionary