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cardiac neurosis

noun, Pathology
an anxiety reaction characterized by quick fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, and other cardiac symptoms, but not caused by disease of the heart. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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cardiac-neurosis in Medicine

cardiac neurosis n.
A form of anxiety neurosis concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to heart disease. Also called cardioneurosis.

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