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myalgia

[ mahy-al-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /
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noun Pathology.
pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
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Also called myoneuralgia.

Origin of myalgia

First recorded in 1855–60; my- + -algia

OTHER WORDS FROM myalgia

my·al·gic, adjective

Words nearby myalgia

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British Dictionary definitions for myalgia

myalgia
/ (maɪˈældʒɪə) /

noun
pain in a muscle or a group of muscles

Derived forms of myalgia

myalgic, adjective

Word Origin for myalgia

C19: from myo- + -algia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for myalgia

myalgia
[ mī-ăljə ]

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

Other words from myalgia

my•algic (-jĭk) adj.
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