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Hypochondrium vs. Hypochondria — What's the Difference?

Hypochondrium vs. Hypochondria — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Hypochondrium and Hypochondria

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Hypochondrium

In anatomy, the division of the abdomen into regions can employ a nine-region scheme. The hypochondrium refers to the two hypochondriac regions in the upper third of the abdomen; the left hypochondrium and right hypochondrium.
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Hypochondria

The conviction that one is or is likely to become ill even though there is no medical evidence of illness.
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Hypochondrium

The upper lateral region of the abdomen, marked by the lower ribs.
Aug 18, 2022

Hypochondria

A psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive concern about having a serious illness. Patients formerly diagnosed with this disorder are now often diagnosed with either somatic symptom disorder (if physical symptoms are present) or illness anxiety disorder (if physical symptoms are not present). Also called hypochondriasis.
Aug 18, 2022

Hypochondrium

(anatomy) The upper region of the abdomen, below the lower ribs, each side of the epigastrium.
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Hypochondria

Plural of hypochondrium.
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Hypochondrium

Either of the hypochondriac regions.
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Hypochondria

(medicine) A psychological disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation or worry about having a serious illness.
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Hypochondrium

The upper region of the abdomen just below the lowest ribs on either side of the epigastrium
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Hypochondria

An excessive concern about one's own health, particularly a morbid worry about illnesses which a person imagines are affecting him, often focusing on specific symptoms; also called hypochondriasis.
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Hypochondria

Chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments
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