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neuralgia

noun neu·ral·gia \n-ˈral-jə, ny-\

medical : a sharp pain that is felt along the length of a nerve

Full Definition of NEURALGIA

:  acute paroxysmal pain radiating along the course of one or more nerves usually without demonstrable changes in the nerve structure
neu·ral·gic \-jik\ adjective
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Origin of NEURALGIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1834

Rhymes with NEURALGIA

Medical Dictionary

neuralgia

noun neu·ral·gia \n(y)-ˈral-jə\

Medical Definition of NEURALGIA

:  acute paroxysmal pain radiating along the course of one or more nerves usually without demonstrable changes in the nerve structure—compare neuritis
neu·ral·gic \-jik\ adjective

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