myalgia

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noun my·al·gia \mī-ˈal-j(ē-)ə\

Definition of myalgia

  1. :  pain in one or more muscles

myalgic

play \-jik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of myalgia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1860


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myalgia

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noun my·al·gia \mī-ˈal-j(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of myalgia

  1. :  pain in one or more muscles

myalgic

\-jik\play adjective

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