1hy·po·chon·dri·ac adjective \-drē-ˌak\
: of, relating to, or being the two regions of the abdomen lying on either side of the epigastric region and above the lumbar regions
Origin of HYPOCHONDRIAC
from Greek hypochondriakos,
First Known Use: 1599
Rhymes with HYPOCHONDRIAC
, sal ammoniac
: a person who is often or always worried about being ill
Examples of HYPOCHONDRIAC
- My brother is a real hypochondriac. Every time he reads about some new disease, he thinks he has it.
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