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arthralgia

[ ahr-thral-juh ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. pain in a joint.


arthralgia

/ ɑːˈθrældʒə /

noun

  1. pathol pain in a joint


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Derived Forms

  • arˈthralgic, adjective

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Other Words From

  • ar·thralgic adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of arthralgia1

First recorded in 1840–50; arthr- + -algia

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Example Sentences

Arthralgia—that is, pains in the joints—is also very common; it seldom occurs alone, but in combination with other symptoms.

The total percentage of cases of lead-poisoning, in which arthralgia occurs, varies from 32 to 57 per cent.

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