Neuralgia : Definition

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Definitions of Neuralgia

Pronunciation : Neu*ral"gi*a
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., from gr. nerve.] (Med.)
Definition : Defn: A disease, the chief symptom of which is a very acute pain, exacerbating or intermitting, which follows the course of a nervous branch, extends to its ramifications, and seems therefore to be seated in the nerve. It seems to be independent of any structural lesion. Dunglison.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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