PATHOMIMICRY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. aware or unaware imitating, generation, or faking of indicators of illness or disorder. Commonly referred to as pathomimesis. PATHOMIMICRY: "Joseph, your pathomimicry will no longer be tolerated- you have to go back to school!" Related Psychology Terms CONVERSION WERNICKE'S ENCEPHALOPATHY TELEHEALTH ORGANIC-AFFECTIVE SYNDROME PORIOMANIA PASSIVE DECEPTION PELLAGRA SECONDARY SYMPTOMS 1 DEATH WISH CYCLOTHYMIC DISORDER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOMIMICRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathomimicry/ (accessed November 15, 2019).