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hypochondriac

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adjective hy·po·chon·dri·ac \-drē-ˌak\

Medical Definition of hypochondriac

  1. 1:  hypochondriacal

  2. 2a:  situated below the costal cartilagesb:  of, relating to, or being the two abdominal regions lying on either side of the epigastric region and above the lumbar regions




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hypochondriac

noun hy·po·chon·dri·ac

Medical Definition of hypochondriac

  1. :  an individual affected with hypochondria or hypochondriasis <a person can be said to be a hypochondriac when his or her preoccupation with health or disease is so intense that it disrupts normal living habits—People>





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