pains

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pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus afterpains
take pains attempt , endeavor , strive
acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains bacillary dysentery , shigellosis
quality of not being careful or taking pains carelessness , sloppiness
abnormal condition resulting from compression of spinal nerve roots in the neck region; involves neck pains and muscular weakness and paresthesia cervical disc syndrome , cervical root syndrome
inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms disseminated lupus erythematosus , SLE , systemic lupus erythematosus
low-growing north temperate herb having small white star-shaped flowers; named for its alleged ability to ease sharp pains in the side greater stitchwort , starwort , Stellaria holostea , stitchwort
childbirth pains labor , travail
acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa; characterized by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing; can be used as a bioweapon Lassa fever
syphilis of the spinal cord characterized by degeneration of sensory neurons and stabbing pains in the trunk and legs and unsteady gait and incontinence and impotence locomotor ataxia , tabes dorsalis
rheumatic or myalgic pains in the arms or legs melagra
effect of climate on biological processes (as the effect on joint pains etc.) meteortropism
illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness ozone sickness
toxic condition resulting from inhalation or ingestion of the insecticide parathion; characterized by nausea and abdominal pains and headache and convulsions and sweating parathion poisoning
genetic abnormality of metabolism causing abdominal pains and mental confusion porphyria
pains in the face, shooting tic douloureux , trigeminal neuralgia
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