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metralgia

[ mi-tral-jee-uh ]
/ mɪˈtræl dʒi ə /
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noun Pathology.
pain in the uterus.
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Origin of metralgia

1895–1900; metr- + -algia
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British Dictionary definitions for metralgia

metralgia
/ (mɪˈtrældʒɪə) /

noun
pain in the uterus

Word Origin for metralgia

C20: from metro- 1 + -algia
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Medical definitions for metralgia

metralgia
[ mĭ-trăljə ]

n.
hysteralgia
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