myalgia

noun
my·​al·​gia | \ mī-ˈal-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce myalgia (audio) \

Definition of myalgia

: pain in one or more muscles

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Other Words from myalgia

myalgic \ mī-​ˈal-​jik How to pronounce myalgic (audio) \ adjective

Examples of myalgia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Systemic illness may include chills, fever, malaise, arthralgia and myalgia, and last up to two weeks. Fox News, "Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially deadly virus EEE, officials say," 16 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of myalgia

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myalgia

New Latin

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The first known use of myalgia was in 1860

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“Myalgia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myalgia. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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myalgia

noun
my·​al·​gia | \ mī-ˈal-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce myalgia (audio) \

Medical Definition of myalgia

: pain in one or more muscles

Other Words from myalgia

myalgic \ -​jik How to pronounce myalgic (audio) \ adjective

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