Definition of Neuralgia

Neuralgia n. means: 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.

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Neuralgia n. means: 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.

Meaning of Neuralgia

Neuralgia (n.) means: 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.

More meanings / definitions of Neuralgia or words, sentences containing Neuralgia?

Neuralgy (n.): Neuralgia.

Prosopalgia (n.): Facial neuralgia.

Myalgia (n.): Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.

Neurotomy (n.): The division of a nerve, for the relief of neuralgia, or for other purposes.

Mastodyny (n.): Pain occuring in the mamma or female breast, -- a form of neuralgia.

Tonga (n.): A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus Epipremnum.

Nephralgy (n.): Neuralgia of the kidneys; a disease characterized by pain in the region of the kidneys without any structural lesion of the latter.

Neuralgia (n.): 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.

Neuralgic (a.): Of or pertaining to, or having the character of, neuralgia; as, a neuralgic headache.

Veratrine (n.): A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina.

Sciatica (n.): Neuralgia of the sciatic nerve, an affection characterized by paroxysmal attacks of pain in the buttock, back of the thigh, or in the leg or foot, following the course of the branches of the sciatic nerve. The name is also popularly applied to various painful affections of the hip and the parts adjoining it. See Ischiadic passion, under Ischiadic.

Hyoscyamine (n.): An alkaloid found in henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted as a white crystalline substance, with a sharp, offensive taste. Hyoscyamine is isomeric with atropine, is very poisonous, and is used as a medicine for neuralgia, like belladonna. Called also hyoscyamia, duboisine, etc.

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Meaning of Neuralgy

Neuralgy means: Neuralgia.

Meaning of Prosopalgia

Prosopalgia means: Facial neuralgia.

Meaning of Myalgia

Myalgia means: Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.

Meaning of Neurotomy

Neurotomy means: The division of a nerve, for the relief of neuralgia, or for other purposes.

Meaning of Mastodyny

Mastodyny means: Pain occuring in the mamma or female breast, -- a form of neuralgia.

Meaning of Tonga

Tonga means: A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus Epipremnum.

Meaning of Nephralgy

Nephralgy means: Neuralgia of the kidneys; a disease characterized by pain in the region of the kidneys without any structural lesion of the latter.

Meaning of Neuralgia

Neuralgia means: 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.

Meaning of Neuralgic

Neuralgic means: Of or pertaining to, or having the character of, neuralgia; as, a neuralgic headache.

Meaning of Veratrine

Veratrine means: A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina.

Meaning of Sciatica

Sciatica means: Neuralgia of the sciatic nerve, an affection characterized by paroxysmal attacks of pain in the buttock, back of the thigh, or in the leg or foot, following the course of the branches of the sciatic nerve. The name is also popularly applied to various painful affections of the hip and the parts adjoining it. See Ischiadic passion, under Ischiadic.

Meaning of Hyoscyamine

Hyoscyamine means: An alkaloid found in henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted as a white crystalline substance, with a sharp, offensive taste. Hyoscyamine is isomeric with atropine, is very poisonous, and is used as a medicine for neuralgia, like belladonna. Called also hyoscyamia, duboisine, etc.

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Slang words and meanings

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