What does the word hypochondriac mean?

Usage examples for hypochondriac

  1. My uncle used to preach long sermons to me, and fearing that I would become a hypochondriac, talked of placing me under a doctor's care. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  2. At the hypochondriac angles formed between the points F, L, N, on either side the lungs are absent both in inspiration and expiration. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise