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hypochondriac


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypochondriac  \Hy`po*chon"dri*ac\,  n. 
  A  person  affected  with  hypochondriasis. 
 
  He  had  become  an  incurable  hypochondriac.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypochondriac  \Hy`po*chon"dri*ac\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  affocated  in  the 
  hypochondrium:  cf  F.  hypocondriaque  formerly  spelt 
  hypochondriaque.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  hypochondria,  or  the  hypochondriac 
  regions. 
 
  2.  Affected,  characterized,  or  produced,  by  hypochondriasis. 
 
  {Hypochondriac  region}  (Anat.),  a  region  on  either  side  of 
  the  abdomen  beneath  the  cartilages  of  the  false  ribs, 
  beside  the  epigastric,  and  above  the  lumbar,  region. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypochondriac 
  adj  :  suffering  from  hypochondria  [syn:  {hypochondriacal}] 
  n  :  a  patient  with  imaginary  symptoms  and  ailments 




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