Definition of


  1. (noun, state) pain in a muscle or group of muscles

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Synonyms of Myalgia


Alternate forms of Myalgia

Derivations: myalgic

Hypernyms: hurting, pain

Origin of the word Myalgia

  1. "muscular pain," 1860, coined in Mod.L. (on analogy of neuralgia) from Gk. mys "muscle" + algos "pain" (see -algia). more

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