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Pain or tenderness in one or more muscles.

my·al′gic (-jĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
[C19: from myo- + -algia]
myˈalgic adj


(maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə)

pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
my•al′gic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myalgia - pain in a muscle or group of muscles
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"


[maɪˈældʒɪə] Nmialgia f


n. mialgia, dolor muscular.


n mialgia
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