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nyctalgia

[ nik-tal-juh, -jee-uh ]
/ nɪkˈtæl dʒə, -dʒi ə /
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noun Pathology.

night pain that occurs in the sleep.

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Origin of nyctalgia

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Medical definitions for nyctalgia

nyctalgia
[ nĭk-tăljə ]

n.

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