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Pain in the ear; earache.

o·tal′gic adj.


(əʊˈtældʒɪə; -dʒə)
(Pathology) the technical name for earache



a pain or ache in the ear; otalgia.


Medicine. an earache. — otalgic, adj.
See also: Pain
an earache.
See also: Ear


Any form of earache.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.otalgia - an ache localized in the middle or inner earotalgia - an ache localized in the middle or inner ear
ache, aching - a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
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Peace, friend," answered Don Quixote; "greater secrets I mean to teach thee and greater favours to bestow upon thee; and for the present let us see to the dressing, for my ear pains me more than I could wish.
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