Definition of Neuralgy

1. Noun. Acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves.

Exact synonyms: Neuralgia
Generic synonyms: Hurting, Pain
Specialized synonyms: Tic Douloureux, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Sciatica
Derivative terms: Neuralgic, Neuralgic



Definition of Neuralgy

1. n. Neuralgia.

Definition of Neuralgy

1. Noun. (archaic form of neuralgia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuralgy

neural plate
neural retina
neural segment
neural spine
neural structure
neural tube
neuralation
neuralgia
neuralgia facialis vera
neuralgias
neuralgic
neuralgic amyotrophy
neuralgies
neuralgiform
neuralgy (current term)
neuralizing
neurally
neuramic
neuraminic
neuraminic acid
neuraminidase
neuraminidases
neuramoebimeter
neuranagenesis
neurapophyses
neurapophysial
neurapophysis
neurapraxia
neurapraxias

Literary usage of Neuralgy

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1. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1827)
"The exciting causes of neuralgy of the extremities, are, wounds and contusions; ... neuralgy of the Trunk. Several cases of this affection in ..."

2. The Medico-chirurgical Review (1827)
"The exciting causes of neuralgy of the extremities, are, ... and Delpech, have observed an ilio- scrotal neuralgy : its seat is in the anterior branch of ..."

3. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1841)
"... says that the oil of colo- cynth may be advantageously used as an external application in cases of rheumatism and neuralgy, and especially in sciatic ..."

4. The Chemist ; Or, Reporter of Chemical Discoveries and Improvements by Charles Watt (1840)
"In support of the observations recently published by Dr. Droste, the author of this article mentions two cases of facial neuralgy of the right side, ..."

5. Samantha in Europe by Marietta Holley (1895)
"And as I did so, I said anxiously— " Is it a bile ?" I dreaded his answer. neuralgy I felt I could face, but a bile seemed ..."

6. The Principles of surgery by James Miller (1852)
"Sometimes the neuralgy seems dependent on an irritation, less formidable than itself, in a different part of the same nervous expansion. ..."

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