neuralgic

 /njʊˈrældʒɪk/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
neu•ral•gia /nʊˈrældʒə, nyʊ-/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]

    Pathologysharp pain along the length of a nerve.
neu•ral•gic, adj. See -alg-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
neu•ral•gia  (nŏŏ raljə, nyŏŏ-), 
n. [Pathol.]

    Pathologysharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
Etymology:
  • neur- + -algia 1815–25
neu•ralgic, adj. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

neuralgia /njʊˈrældʒɪə/ n
  1. severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve

neuˈralgic adj



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