[ kaw-zal-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ kɔˈzæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /
a neuralgia distinguished by a burning pain along certain nerves, usually of the upper extremities.
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Origin of causalgia
OTHER WORDS FROM causalgiacau·sal·gic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for causalgia
/ (kɔːˈzældʒɪə) /
pathol a burning sensation along the course of a peripheral nerve together with local changes in the appearance of the skin
Word Origin for causalgia
C19: from New Latin, from Greek kausos fever + -algia
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Medical definitions for causalgia
[ kô-săl′jē-ə, -zăl′- ]
A persistent, severe burning sensation of the skin, usually following injury to a peripheral nerve.
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