from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Situated upon the fianks: as, hypochondrial feathers. Also hypochondriac. Macgillivray.
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The only reason I let it die is because I thought I didn't want it, I thought it was only a hypochondrial fever that didn't require a cure, but as it turns out I thrived on and was directed by it, it made it hard to breathe but at least I had goals then.
In his monograph, entitled _Potus Chocolati_, he recommends it in all diseases of general weakness, macies, low spirits, and in hypochondrial complaints, and what since his time have been termed nervous diseases.
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
(2: 360.15), and the results of “hypochondrial winds” that result in farts when raging in the guts, and in heavenly visions when raging in the mind (2: 348. 25-9).