hypochondriasis

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From New Latin, a more correct term for hypochondria, from hypochondrium + -iasis.

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hypochondriasis (plural hypochondriases)

  1. (medicine) A mental disorder characterized by excessive fear of or preoccupation with a serious illness, despite medical testing and reassurance to the contrary.

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