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Blend of cyber- and hypochondriac


cyberchondriac ‎(plural cyberchondriacs)

  1. A hypochondriac who researches his/her potential medical condition on the Internet.
    • 2006, Alan Gillies, The Clinician's Guide to Surviving IT
      Faced with the printout-wielding patient or 'cyberchondriac'...
    • 2006, Saif Rahman, Down to a Sunset Sea
      None of them carried news of research into his condition, but there was enough for any cyberchondriac to get his mind around.

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