hypochondriac definition

  • noun:
    • people affected with hypochondria.
    • someone affected with hypochondria.
    • people affected with hypochondria.
    • someone affected with hypochondria; one that is morbidly anxious about his health, and generally depressed.
    • an individual with imaginary symptoms and disorders
  • adjective:
    • associated with or impacted with hypochondria.
    • physiology Relating to or found in the hypochondrium.
    • linked to, or suffering from hypochondria
    • linked to, or located in the hypochondrium.
    • Of or regarding hypochondria, and/or hypochondriac areas.
    • impacted, characterized, or produced, by hypochondriasis.
    • suffering from hypochondria
  • others:
    • In anat: Situated below the cartilages associated with the ribs—that is, under the “shortribs”: particularly used in body toward region of either hypochondrium. See 3rd cut under stomach.
    • just like hypochondria!.
    • In entomology, of or pertaining to the hypochondria, or basal ventral plates of this stomach: since, the hypochondriac segment.
    • In pathology, suffering from hypochondria; morbidly anxious about an individual's wellness, and affected with general despair of spirits; also, characteristic of or created by hypochondria.

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