Hypochondriasis definition

hīpəkändrīəsis, hīpəkəndrīəsis
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(medicine) A mental disorder characterized by excessive fear of or preoccupation with a serious illness, despite medical testing and reassurance to the contrary.
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Noun

Singular:
hypochondriasis
Plural:
hypochondriases

Origin of hypochondriasis