cardiophobia

[ kahr-dee-oh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an excessive preoccupation with heart disease or an irrational fear of dying from a heart attack, often presenting physical symptoms of chest pain or heart palpitations.

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Origin of cardiophobia

First recorded in 1900–05; cardio- + -phobia
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Medical definitions for cardiophobia

cardiophobia
[ kär′dē-ə-fōbē-ə ]

n.

An abnormal fear of heart disease.
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