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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Acute spasmodic pain along the course of one or more nerves.

Usage examples (31)
  • It was the misfortune of Miss Salmon to suffer periodically and acutely from biliousness (which she called neuralgia).
  • Trigeminal neuralgia occurs when the trigeminal nerve, located at the base of the brain, becomes disrupted.
  • The neuralgia was a mild and kindly hint of Providence not to do it again, but I am rejoiced it has vanished.
  • This is a very powerful, long-lasting local anesthetic and it's specifically for this kind of neuralgia associated with the herpes virus. for more
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