neuralgia

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noun neu·ral·gia \nu̇-ˈral-jə, nyu̇-\

Definition of neuralgia

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of neuralgia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1807


NEURALGIA Defined for English Language Learners

neuralgia

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noun neu·ral·gia \nu̇-ˈral-jə, nyu̇-\

Definition of neuralgia for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

neuralgia

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noun neu·ral·gia \n(y)u̇-ˈral-jə\

Medical Definition of neuralgia

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

neuralgic

\-jik\play adjective


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