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Definition of algia

algia: Word ending indicating pain, as in arthralgia (joint pain), cephalgia (headache), fibromyalgia, mastalgia (breast pain), myalgia (muscle pain), and neuralgia (nerve pain). Derived from the Greek algos meaning pain.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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