hypochondriac

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From French hypocondriaque, from Ancient Greek ὑποχονδριακός (hupokhondriakós, of the region between the ribs and navel), from ὑποχόνδριος (hupokhóndrios, the space between the ribs and the navel), from ὑπό (hupó, below) + χόνδρος (khóndros, cartilage)

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hypochondriac (comparative more hypochondriac, superlative most hypochondriac)

  1. Related to, or affected by hypochondria
  2. Related to, or located in the hypochondrium.

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hypochondriac (plural hypochondriacs)

  1. A person affected with hypochondria.

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