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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hypochondriac

A person manifesting HYPOCHONDRIASIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012