aerodontalgia

noun
aer·​odon·​tal·​gia | \ ˌar-ō-dän-ˈtal-j(ē-)ə, ˌer- How to pronounce aerodontalgia (audio) \

Medical Definition of aerodontalgia

: toothache resulting from atmospheric decompression (as in high-altitude flying or confinement in decompression chambers)

Other Words from aerodontalgia

aerodontalgic \ -​jik How to pronounce aerodontalgia (audio) \ adjective

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“Aerodontalgia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aerodontalgia. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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