Definition of Pleuralgia

1. Noun. Pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs.

Exact synonyms: Costalgia, Pleurodynia
Generic synonyms: Hurting, Pain



Definition of Pleuralgia

1. n. Pain in the side or region of the ribs.

Definition of Pleuralgia

1. Noun. (medicine) Pain in the side or region of the ribs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pleuralgia

1. Pain in the side or region of the ribs. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Rib + pain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleuralgia

pleural friction rub
pleural lines
pleural lobe
pleural needle biopsy
pleural neoplasms
pleural plaque
pleural pressure
pleural rale
pleural reaction
pleural recesses
pleural rub
pleural sinuses
pleural space
pleural stripe
pleural villi
pleuralgia (current term)
pleuralgias
pleurant
pleurants
pleurapophyses
pleurapophysial
pleurapophysis
pleuras
pleurectomy
pleurenchyma
pleuretic
pleuric
pleuripotent
pleurisies
pleurisy

Literary usage of Pleuralgia

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1. The study of medicine by John Mason Good (1829)
"pleuralgia. PAIN JN THE SIDE. PUNGENT PAIN IN THE SIDE; DIFFICULTY OF BREATHING J WITHOUT FEVER OR INFLAMMATION. THE last genus of diseases which occurs ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1859)
"Hysterical pleuralgia can only be confounded with pleurodynia, or the pain of pleurisy ; and H suffices to be aware of the possibility of the former and the ..."

3. The Medical Times and Gazette (1858)
"Hysterical pleuralgia can only be confounded with pleurodynia, or the pain of pleurisy ; and it suffices to be aware of the possibility of the former and ..."

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