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cyberchondria

Pronunciation: si'ber-kon'dre-a

Definition: The false belief that one is suffering from a disease that was learned about on the Internet or on a specific Website.

[cybernetics, fr. G. kybernetikos, skilled in governing or piloting, + [hypo]chondria]

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