algetic

[al-jet-ik]

adjective Medicine/Medical.

pertaining to or causing pain; painful.

Nearby words

  1. algesimeter,
  2. algesiogenic,
  3. algesiometer,
  4. algesthesia,
  5. algesthesis,
  6. alghero,
  7. algicide,
  8. algid,
  9. algid stage,
  10. algie

Origin of algetic

1875–80; < Greek algē- (stem of algeîn to suffer pain) + -tic

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