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(Psychiatry) a mental disorder in which a patient feigns illness to obtain hospital treatment
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|Noun||1.||Munchausen's syndrome - syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found|
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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