Adjective "neuralgic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌnjʊəˈraldʒɪk/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'He was treated as an inpatient for three weeks, and after electromyography he was transferred to a specialist unit where he was found to have bilateral phrenic nerve palsies probably caused by neuralgic amyotrophy.'
  2. 'Some patients also report dysthesia or neuralgic type pain in the buttocks or legs and malaise with fever.'

Definitions

1. sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.

More examples(as adjective)

"pains can be neuralgic."

"points can be neuralgic."

"issues can be neuralgic."

"headaches can be neuralgic."

Origin

(neuralgia)