myalgias

myalgia

[mahy-al-jee-uh, -juh]
noun Pathology.
pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism.
Also called myoneuralgia.


Origin:
1855–60; my- + -algia

myalgic, adjective
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myalgia (maɪˈældʒɪə)
 
n
pain in a muscle or a group of muscles
 
[C19: from myo- + -algia]
 
my'algic
 
adj

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myalgia
"muscular pain," 1860, coined in Mod.L. (on analogy of neuralgia) from Gk. mys "muscle" + algos "pain" (see -algia).
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myalgia my·al·gi·a (mī-āl'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific. Also called myodynia.


my·al'gic (-jĭk) adj.
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