Etymology
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neuralgia (n.)

"pain corresponding to the distribution of a nerve," 1807, from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -algia "pain." Probably formed on model of French névralgie (1801). Related: Neuralgic.

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Definitions of neuralgia

neuralgia (n.)
acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves;
Synonyms: neuralgy
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