neuralgia

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neu·ral·gia

 (no͝o-răl′jə, nyo͝o-)
n.
Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.

neu·ral′gic adj.

neuralgia

(njʊˈrældʒɪə)
n
(Medicine) severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve
neuˈralgic adj

neu•ral•gia

(nʊˈræl dʒə, nyʊ-)

n.
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
[1815–25]
neu•ral′gic, adj.

neuralgia

a sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. — neuralgie, adj.
See also: Nerves

neuralgia

Pain in a nerve, usually caused by injury or inflammation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nervesneuralgia - acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
tic douloureux, trigeminal neuralgia - intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve
sciatica - neuralgia along the sciatic nerve
Translations
neuralgie
hermosärkyneuralgia

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] Nneuralgia f

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnévralgie f

neuralgia

nNeuralgie f, → Nervenschmerzen pl

neuralgia

[njʊəˈrældʒə] nnevralgia

neu·ral·gi·a

n. neuralgia, dolor intenso a lo largo de un nervio;
atypical facial ______ facial atípica;
atypical trigeminal ______ trigeminal atípica;
facial ______ facial;
glossopharyngeal ______ glosofaríngea;
hallucinatory ______ halucinatoria.

neuralgia

n neuralgia; postherpetic — neuralgia postherpética; trigeminal — neuralgia del trigémino
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