neuralgia

noun neu·ral·gia \ nu̇-ˈral-jə , nyu̇- \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of neuralgia

: acute paroxysmal pain radiating along the course of one or more nerves usually without demonstrable changes in the nerve structure

neuralgic

play \nu̇-ˈral-jik, nyu̇-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of neuralgia

neur- + -algia, probably after French névralgie


NEURALGIA Defined for English Language Learners

neuralgia

Definition of neuralgia for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

neuralgia

noun neu·ral·gia \ n(y)u̇-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

neuralgic

play \-jik\ adjective


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