lightning pains

noun plural
light·​ning pains | \ ˈlīt-niŋ- How to pronounce lightning pains (audio) \

Medical Definition of lightning pains

: intense shooting or lancinating pains occurring in tabes dorsalis

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“Lightning pains.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lightning%20pains. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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