Definition of Neuralgic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or suffering from neuralgia. "Neuralgic pains"

Partainyms: Neuralgia
Derivative terms: Neuralgia, Neuralgy

Definition of Neuralgic

1. a. Of or pertaining to, or having the character of, neuralgia; as, a neuralgic headache.

Definition of Neuralgic

1. Adjective. (context: neurology pathology) Pertaining to or affected by neuralgia. ¹

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Definition of Neuralgic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Neuralgic

1. Relating to, resembling, or of the character of, neuralgia. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuralgic

neural network
neural networks
neural part of hypophysis
neural pathway
neural plate
neural retina
neural segment
neural spine
neural structure
neural tube
neuralgia facialis vera
neuralgic (current term)
neuralgic amyotrophy
neuraminic acid

Literary usage of Neuralgic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1854)
"neuralgic Headache. By J. MURPHY, MP—neuralgic headache is synonymous with those headaches described by some old authors as ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1880)
"The great importance of differentiating the varieties mentioned, and adopting appropriate plans of treatment, calls for a separate study of each. neuralgic ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"On the other hand it has anti-neuralgic properties in a high degree. ... On the whole, it appears to be an efficient anti-neuralgic in doses of fifteen ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1886)
"In one case the cure of precedent neuralgia, and in the other the marked amelioration of neuralgic symptoms, furnished the exciting cause precipitating the ..."

5. Clinical Medicine: A Systematic Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of by Austin Flint (1879)
"Here, as in the diagnosis of other neuralgic affections, muscular rheumatism is to be ... Pain referable to the coccyx is, in certain cases, neuralgic. ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1849)
"The author directs attention to the employment of the actual cautery in the treatment of neuralgic disorders, as it is conducted by M. ..."

7. The Principles and practice of midwifery with some of the diseases of women by Alexander Milne (1884)
"The neuralgic. (3.) The inflammatory. (4.) The mechanical. ... In short, the neuralgic, as well as the latter, may also be membranous. ..."

8. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"neuralgic pains, like a long thread in face, neck or elsewhere, ... Violent neuralgic pains in left mammary region, as if it were torn out with red tongs, ..."

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