odyn-, odyno-, -odynia, -odynic,-odyne, -odyn, -dyne, -dynia +

(Greek: οδυνη, pain)

Usually limited to medical terms. Original meaning is literally "that which eats or consumes".

cardiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the heart or heart region; cardialgia: Mr. Jefferson complained about the circulation organ in his body hurting him, and after many tests in hospital, his doctor told him that he had a disorder called cardiodynia and would have to stay in hospital for a number of days.
carotodynia, carotidynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain caused by pressure on the carotid artery (key artery located in the front of the neck that carries blood from the heart to the brain): In his medical book, John found out that there were various causes for carotodynia including smoking, age, obesity, alcohol use, and diabetes.
celiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A stomach pain or a pain in the abdomen: There are many reasons for a condition of celiodynia, and among them are food poisoning, allergies, gastritis, gallstones, and appendicitis.
cephalodynia (s) (noun), cephalodynias (pl)
A headache or a pain in the head: After sitting a long time in the boring staff meeting, Mrs. Lawson had a bad cephalodynia, maybe even a migraine, and went to bed early that night.
cephalodynic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to a headache or a pain in the head: Mrs. Lawson called sup the principal of her school and told him that she had a cephalodynic disorder and a very sore throat and couldn't teach that day.
cervicodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the neck or a neck pain: Dr. Smart told Mr. Samson that his cervicodynia could have come from a poor sleeping position, from a ruptured disk, or from an injury, and would have to be examined more carefully.
chondrodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in and around cartilage: In medical school Bob learned that forceful impacts to the joints while doing sports can cause chondrodynia, like twisting the knee while the foot is on the ground.
coccygodynia, coccyodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the coccygeal region (last bone of the spinal column); coccydynia: Coccygodynia can occur in the last part of the vertebral column just below the sacrum, a triangular bone at the base of the spine which joins to a hip bone on each side and forms part of the pelvis.
colpodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the vagina: Some causes of colpodynia can be vagina dryness, a cyst, or a sexually transmitted infection.
coxodynia (s) (noun), coxodynias (pl)
Pain in the hip joint: In addition to arthritis, coxodynia can occur because of osteoarthritis, a fracture, or a hip strain.
crymodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain from cold or chilliness: Crymodynia, especially rheumatic pain, is aggravated by damp weather, for example.
cystodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the urinary bladder: Janet found out from her doctor that cystodynia can arise from bladder cancer, interstitial cystitis, or from a urinary tract infection.
dactylocampsodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Painful flexion (bending a joint) of the fingers: When gardening, Lynn had a case of dactylocampsodynia when she overdid her work with repetitive motions. She also found out that musicians and athletes were also candidates for dactylocampsodynia because of the overuse of their hands.
dactylodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in a finger or fingers: Some reasons for dactylodynia can be carpal tunnel syndrome, a trigger finger, or arthritis, among other causes.
dermatodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Localized pain, usually confined to the skin; dermatalgia: When in medical school, Natasha found out that an abrasion to the skin, an abscess, a burn, or sunburn can cause a condition of dermatodynia and limited to a certain area of the skin.

Cross references related to "pain, hurt; suffering, injury" word families: -agra; algesi-; algo-; angina-; dolor-; Masochism; noci-; poen-; pono- (toil, work; pain); Sadism.