pleurodynia

noun

pleu·​ro·​dyn·​ia ˌplu̇r-ə-ˈdin-ē-ə How to pronounce pleurodynia (audio)
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: a sharp pain in the side usually located in the intercostal muscles and believed to arise from inflammation of fibrous tissue
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“Pleurodynia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pleurodynia. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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