otalgia

[ oh-tal-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ oʊˈtæl dʒi ə, -dʒə /

noun Pathology.

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Origin of otalgia

1650–60; < New Latin < Greek ōtalgía, equivalent to ōt- ot- + -algia -algia

OTHER WORDS FROM otalgia

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

  • In this case the otalgia belongs to the fourth class of diseases.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II|Erasmus Darwin

British Dictionary definitions for otalgia

otalgia
/ (əʊˈtældʒɪə, -dʒə) /

noun

the technical name for earache
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Medical definitions for otalgia

otalgia
[ ō-tăljə ]

n.

Pain in the ear; earache.

Other words from otalgia

o•talgic adj.
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