hypochondriasis

noun hy·po·chon·dri·a·sis \ ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-səs , -ˌkän- \

Definition of hypochondriasis

plural hypochondriases play \ˌhī-pə-kən-ˈdrī-ə-ˌsēz, -ˌkän-\
:morbid concern about one's health especially when accompanied by delusions of physical disease :hypochondria of pathological proportions

Origin and Etymology of hypochondriasis

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hypochondriasis

noun hy·po·chon·dri·a·sis \ -ˈdrī-ə-səs \

medical Definition of hypochondriasis

plural hypochondriases play \-ˌsēz\
:morbid concern about one's health especially when accompanied by delusions of physical disease

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