[ noo-ral-juh, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈræl dʒə, nyʊ- /
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sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neuralgia
neu·ral·gic, adjectivean·ti·neu·ral·gic, adjective, nounpost·neu·ral·gic, adjectivepre·neu·ral·gic, adjective
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How to use neuralgia in a sentence
The neuralgic issue of censorship is confined to a substantial but specific range of books both in Chinese and from abroad.A Censorship Test for China|Peter Osnos|July 20, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Here occur fever, anaemia, neuralgic pains, and the eruptions on the skin and the mucous membranes.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
It is of much value as a remedy for neuralgic affections of the womb.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
What a sickly womanhood grows up in a nervous, feeble, neuralgic, splenetic female body!Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
Used in severe gouty, rheumatic, neuralgic, and syphilitic pains.
Blanche had been ill, of neuralgic Cold: Valentia not well: but both on the mending hand now.Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)|Edward FitzGerald
British Dictionary definitions for neuralgia
/ (njʊˈrældʒɪə) /
severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve
Derived forms of neuralgianeuralgic, adjective
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