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".

inguinodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the groin: A condition of inguinodynia occurs frequently after a hernia operation, but can also be caused by kidney stones or by a urinary tract infection.
ischiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Agony in the hip: Ischiodynia specifically refers to the ischium (seat bone of the pelvis).
kolpodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the vagina; colpodynia; vaginodynia: A sexually transmitted infection, cysts, and a yeast infection are just three origins of kolpodynia.
lumbodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the lumbar area: Muscle strains, osteoarthritis, sciatica, and cancer are just a few disorders that can produce a condition of lumbodynia.
mammodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the breast: There are different reasons for a case of mammodynia including a misfitting bra, a cyst, breast cancer, and hormonal changes.
mastodynia (s) (noun), mastodynias (pl)
Aching in the breast: Mastodynia is a type of mammary dysplasia, or abnormality of development, in which pain and tenderness are prominent symptoms.
mazodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A pain in the breast; mastodynia; mastalgia: A mazodynia can occur because of breast cancer, a breast infection, or by a breast injury, among other causes.
metrodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the uterus; metralgia: Fibroids, a pelvic inflammatory disease, or an irritable bowel syndrome canal cause a case of metrodynia.
myodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in a muscle or muscles: Pia found out that myodynia was the name given for her aching and sore muscles by overdoing her exercises in the fitness studio.
neurodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Nerve pain: Neurodynia is a paroxysmal (spasm or seizure) pain which extends along the course of one or more nerves.
oculodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the eyeball or eyeballs: Glaucoma, a corneal abrasion, contact lenses, or even dryness can all be reasons for a condition of oculodynia.
odontodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A toothache or a pain in a tooth or in the teeth: Little Timmy was told by his dentist that he had a condition of odontodynia due to cavities in his teeth.

Other reasons for odontodynia can be a dental abscess, a tooth fracture, and a periodontal disease.

odynacusis (s) (noun) (no pl)
Hypersensitiveness of the ears that result in pain caused by noises: Darrell's headaches and aches in his ears appeared to be the result of odynacusis which was especially noticeable when he was listening to a radio that was turned up to a high volume.
odynephobia, odynophobia, odynesphobia (s) (noun) (no pl)
An irrational fear of pain: Many people who have odynophobia have a horror of going to the dentist because of suffering so much when the dentist has to remove decayed parts or extract a tooth, for example.
odynometer (s) (noun), odynometers (pl)
An instrument designed to measure pain; an algometer: In medical school, the students were shown how an odynometer was applied to assess the degree of sensitivity to a pain stimulus.

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