odontalgia

[ oh-don-tal-juh, -jee-uh ]
/ ˌoʊ dɒnˈtæl dʒə, -dʒi ə /

noun Dentistry.

pain in a tooth; toothache.

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Origin of odontalgia

First recorded in 1645–55; odont- + -algia

OTHER WORDS FROM odontalgia

o·don·tal·gic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for odontalgia

  • Some other diseases are erroneously called rheumatic, as hemicrania, and odontalgia.

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  • Conjunctivitis, rhinitis, odontalgia, may occasion grimaces and contortions which cease with the disappearance of the irritation.

British Dictionary definitions for odontalgia

odontalgia
/ (ˌɒdɒnˈtældʒɪə) /

noun

a technical name for toothache

Derived forms of odontalgia

odontalgic, adjective
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Medical definitions for odontalgia

odontalgia
[ ō′dŏn-tăljə ]

n.

toothache

Other words from odontalgia

o′don•talgic adj.
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