[ mahy-al-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ maɪˈæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /
pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
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Also called myoneuralgia.
OTHER WORDS FROM myalgiamy·al·gic, adjective
Words nearby myalgia
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British Dictionary definitions for myalgias
/ (maɪˈældʒɪə) /
pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
Derived forms of myalgiamyalgic, adjective
Word Origin for myalgia
C19: from myo- + -algia
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Medical definitions for myalgias
[ mī-ăl′jə ]
Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific.myodynia
Other words from myalgiamy•al′gic (-jĭk) adj.
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