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(Pathology) pathol a burning sensation along the course of a peripheral nerve together with local changes in the appearance of the skin
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek kausos fever + -algia]
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(kɔˈzæl dʒi ə, -dʒə)

a neuralgia distinguished by a burning pain along certain nerves, usu. of the upper extremities.
[1870–75; < Greek kaûs(is) act of burning (see caustic)]
cau•sal′gic, adj.
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Noun1.causalgia - a burning pain in a limb along the course of a peripheral nerve; usually associated with skin changes
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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n. causalgia, dolor con ardor en la piel.
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n causalgia
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