noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1860 pain in one or more muscles • myalgic adjective

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  • Myalgia — Classification and external resources Myalgia of the right biceps brachii. ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • Myalgia — My*al gi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? muscle + ? pain.] (Med.) Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myalgīa — (griech.), Muskel schmerz; M. lumbalis (Lumbago), Hexenschuß etc …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • myalgia — (n.) muscular pain, 1827, coined in Modern Latin (on analogy of neuralgia) from MYO (Cf. myo ) muscle + ALGIA (Cf. algia) pain …   Etymology dictionary

  • myalgia — ► NOUN ▪ pain in a muscle or group of muscles. DERIVATIVES myalgic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek mus muscle + algos pain …   English terms dictionary

  • myalgia — [mī al′jē ə, mī al′jə] n. [ModL: see MYO & ALGIA] pain in a muscle or muscles myalgic adj …   English World dictionary

  • Myalgia — Pain in a muscle; or pain in multiple muscles. Myalgia is muscle pain. That s all. There are, however, specific types of myalgia such as, for examples, epidemic myalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica. Epidemic myalgia, also known as Bornholm disease …   Medical dictionary

  • myalgia — Muscle pain …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • myalgia — myalgic, adj. /muy al jee euh, jeuh/, n. Pathol. pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism. Also called myoneuralgia. [1855 60; MY + ALGIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • myalgia — noun Muscular pain or tenderness …   Wiktionary

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