from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Muscular pain or tenderness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Pain in the muscles; muscular rheumatism or neuralgia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. pain in a muscle or group of muscles


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



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