Definition of causalgia
: a constant usually burning pain resulting from injury to a peripheral nerve
causalgicplay \-jik\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of causalgia
New Latin, from Greek kausos fever (from kaiein to burn) + New Latin -algia
First Known Use: 1872
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