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odontalgia

[oh-don-tal-juh, -jee-uh] /ˌoʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒə, -dʒi ə/
noun, Dentistry.
1.
pain in a tooth; toothache.
Origin of odontalgia
1645-1655
First recorded in 1645-55; odont- + -algia
Related forms
odontalgic, adjective
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Historical Examples
  • Some other diseases are erroneously called rheumatic, as hemicrania, and odontalgia.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II

    Erasmus Darwin
  • Conjunctivitis, rhinitis, odontalgia, may occasion grimaces and contortions which cease with the disappearance of the irritation.

British Dictionary definitions for odontalgia

odontalgia

/ˌɒdɒnˈtældʒɪə/
noun
1.
a technical name for toothache
Derived Forms
odontalgic, adjective
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odontalgia in Medicine

odontalgia o·don·tal·gia (ō'dŏn-tāl'jə, -jē-ə)
n.
See toothache.


o'don·tal'gic adj.
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