myalgia

[ mahy-al-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /

noun Pathology.

pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.

Origin of myalgia

First recorded in 1855–60; my- + -algia
Also called myoneuralgia.

Related forms

my·al·gic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for myalgia

myalgia

/ (maɪˈældʒɪə) /

noun

pain in a muscle or a group of muscles

Derived Forms

myalgic, adjective

Word Origin for myalgia

C19: from myo- + -algia
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Medicine definitions for myalgia

myalgia

[ mī-ăljə ]

n.

Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific.myodynia

Related forms

my•algic (-jĭk) adj.
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