from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pain or tenderness in one or more muscles.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, a morbid state of a muscle, characterizeā by pain and tenderness. Its pathology is obscure. Also called myodynia and muscular rheumatism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun pathology Muscular pain or tenderness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun pain in a muscle or group of muscles


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From New Latin my- (“muscle”) + -algia (“pain”)


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