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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