- pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
Origin of myalgia
Also called myoneuralgia.
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- pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
C19: from myo- + -algia
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Word Origin and History for myalgias
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- Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific.myodynia
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