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hy•po•chon•dri•a



Pronunciation: (hī"pu-kon'drē-u), [key]
n.
1. Also,hy•po•chon•dri•a•sisPronunciation: (hī"pō-kun-drī'u-sis). [key] Psychiatry.an excessive preoccupation with one's health, usually focusing on some particular symptom, as cardiac or gastric problems.
2. excessive worry or talk about one's health.

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