Meaning of hypochondriac

hy•po•chon•dri•ac

Pronunciation: (hī"pu-kon'drē-ak"), [key]
— adj.
    1. pertaining to or suffering from hypochondria.
    2. produced by hypochondria.
  1. of or pertaining to the hypochondrium.
—n.
  1. a person suffering from or subject to hypochondria.
  2. a person who worries or talks excessively about his or her health.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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