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hypochondriac

 [hi″po-kon´dre-ak]
1. pertaining to the hypochondrium.
2. pertaining to hypochondriasis.
3. a person affected with hypochondriasis.

hy·po·chon·dri·ac

(hī-pō-kon'drē-ak), Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
1. A person with a somatic overconcern, including morbid attention to the details of bodily functioning and exaggeration of any symptoms no matter how insignificant.
2. A person manifesting hypochondriasis.
3. Beneath the ribs; relating to the hypochondrium.

hypochondriac

/hy·po·chon·dri·ac/ (-kon´dre-ak)
1. pertaining to the hypochondrium.
2. pertaining to hypochondriasis.
3. a person with hypochondriasis.

hypochondriac

(hī′pə-kŏn′drē-ăk′)
n.
A person affected with hypochondria.
adj.
1. Relating to or affected with hypochondria.
2. Anatomy Relating to or located in the hypochondrium.

hy′po·chon·dri′a·cal (-kŏn-drī′ə-kəl) adj.
hy′po·chon·dri′a·cal·ly adv.

hypochondriac

[-kon′drē·ak]
Etymology: Gk, hypo, under, chondros, cartilage
1 adj, pertaining to the regions of the upper abdomen beneath the lower ribs and lateral to the epigastric region. See also hypochondriac region.
2 n, a person who is so preoccupied with matters of ill health that the state of mind itself becomes a disability. hypochondriacal, adj.

hypochondriac

adjective
(1) Referring to hypochondriasis (hypochondriacal is more common).
(2) Referring to the hypochondriac region, hypochondrium TA.
 
noun A person with hypochondriasis, see there.

hypochondriac

adjective
1. Referring to hypochondriasis–less commonly used than hypochondriacal.
2. Referring to the hypochondriac region, hypochondrium noun An individual with hypochondriasis, see there.

hy·po·chon·dri·ac

(hī'pō-kon'drē-ak)
1. A person with a somatic overconcern, including morbid attention to the details of bodily functioning and exaggeration of any symptoms no matter how insignificant.
2. A person manifesting hypochondriasis.
3. Beneath the ribs; relating to the hypochondrium.

hypochondriac

A person manifesting HYPOCHONDRIASIS.

hy·po·chon·dri·ac

(hī'pō-kon'drē-ak) Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
1. A person with a somatic overconcern, including morbid attention to the details of bodily functioning and exaggeration of any symptoms no matter how insignificant.
2. Beneath the ribs.