[nik-tal-juh, -jee-uh]

noun Pathology.

night pain that occurs in the sleep.

Origin of nyctalgia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for nyctalgia




Night pain, especially the bone pains of syphilis occurring at night.
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