pathomimesis


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malingering

 [mah-ling´ger-ing]
willful, deliberate, and fraudulent feigning or exaggeration of the symptoms of illness or injury to attain a consciously desired end.

path·o·mi·me·sis

(path'ō-mi-mē'sis),
Mimicry of a disease or dysfunction, whether intentional or unconscious.
Synonym(s): pathomimicry
[patho- + G. mimēsis, imitation]

pathomimesis

(1) Malingering, see there.
(2) Mimicry of a disease process or dysfunction by another condition.

path·o·mi·me·sis

(path'ō-mi-mē'sis)
Mimicry of a disease or dysfunction, whether intentional or unconscious.
[patho- + G. mimēsis, imitation]