cyberchondria

/ (ˌsaɪbəˈkɒndrɪə) /

noun

unfounded anxiety concerning the state of one's health brought on by visiting health and medical websites

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Derived forms of cyberchondria

cyberchondriac, noun, adjective

Word Origin for cyberchondria

c21: from cyber(space) + (hypo)chondria
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