neuralgia

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(noo-ral′jă )

[neuro- + -algia]
Pain occurring along a nerve. It may be caused by pressure on nerve trunks, nutritional deficiencies, toxins, or inflammation.
SYN: SEE: neurodynia
SEE: sciatica
neuralgic (noo-ral′jik ), adj.

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