cardioneurosis

car·di·ac neu·ro·sis

anxiety concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to heart disease; a form of hypochondriasis.
Synonym(s): cardioneurosis
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car·di·ac neu·ro·sis

(kahr'dē-ak nūr-ō'sis)
Anxiety concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to heart disease; a form of hypochondriasis.
Synonym(s): cardioneurosis.
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cardioneurosis

(kăr″dē-ō-nū-rō′sĭs) [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
Functional neurosis with cardiac symptoms.
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cardioneurosis

An unreasonable and irrational conviction that one is suffering from heart disease, sustained in spite of clear evidence to the contrary. See also DA COSTA'S SYNDROME.
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