nyctalgia

nyctalgia

[nik-tal-juh, -jee-uh]
noun Pathology.
night pain that occurs in the sleep.

Origin:
nyct- + -algia

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nyctalgia nyc·tal·gi·a (nĭk-tāl'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Night pain, especially the bone pains of syphilis occurring at night.

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