odontalgia

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

pain in a tooth; toothache.

Nearby words

  1. odoacer,
  2. odograph,
  3. odometer,
  4. odometrical,
  5. odonate,
  6. odontectomy,
  7. odontiasis,
  8. odonto-,
  9. odontoblast,
  10. odontoblastic layer

Origin of odontalgia

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

Related formso·don·tal·gic, adjective

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Examples from the Web for odontalgia

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

    Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin
  • 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 Formsodontalgic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for odontalgia

odontalgia

[ ō′dŏn-tăljə ]

n.

toothache
Related formso′don•talgic adj.


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