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".

odynophagia, odynophagy (s) (noun), odynophagias (pl)
Existing agony when trying to swallow while eating: At the dinner table, Alice felt pain in her mouth, called odynophagia, when trying to eat some vegetables.
odynophagous (adjective), more odynophagous, most odynophagous
Concerning pain when swallowing (eating): Jane had tonsillitis and suffered from an odynophagous condition, so she lost some weight during the time she was sick.
odynophonia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A pain when using the voice: Some sources for a condition of odynophonia include laryngitis, alcohol use, and smoking
odynuria (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain while urinating: Dr. Smith told Jack that there were many reasons for his condition of odynuria including cystitis, a urinary tract infection, and kidney stones.
oesophagodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the esophagus (long hollow muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach): An infection, radiation therapy, an allergy, or an esophageal hypersensitivity can cause a case of oesophagodynia.
omodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the shoulder: It is interesting to know that arthritis, a dislocated shoulder, and a case of tendinitis can cause a condition of omodynia.
oneirodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Dreadful and violent vision during sleep;nightmare: Oneirodynia involves troubled sleep, nightmares, and and perhaps sleepwalking.

One of the four great divisions of insanity was recognized by William Cullen (1710-1790), a Scottish physician who emphasized the endogenous nature of mental disorders and their relationship to irritability of the nervous system.

The four divisions of insanity include amentia, melancholia, mania, and oneirodynia (somnambulism and nightmare).

ophthalmodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the eye or eyes; ophthalmalgia: A corneal abrasion, optic neuritis, eye strain, and an eye infection are just a few origins of a condition of ophthalmodynia.
orchiodynia (s) (noun), orchiodynias (pl)
Pain in the testtiles: In medical school, James learned that there were many reason for a case of orchiodynia including prostatitis, hydrocele, and varicocele.
osteodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in a bone or bones; ostealgia: An injury, leukaemia, or an infection are just three examples of what can cause a condition of osteodynia.
otodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the ear or an earache: Judy learned that an ear infection, a sinus infection, a tooth infection, or an ear injury were just a few examples of a case of otodynia.
phallatodynia, phallodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the penis: When Jack went to see his doctor, he was told that there were many reasons for his case of phallatodynia, including penile cance, prostatitis, and genital herpes, and he would need further examinations to find out the exact cause. .
photodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Ocular pain caused by light; photalgia: Mrs. Lawson was told by her ophthalmologist that light sensitivity and discomfort was called photodynia and could be brought on by sunlight or by artificial light, and could be a symptom of certain eye conditions, of migraines, or of a bacterial infection.
phrenodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the diaphragm: While studying medicine, Grace learned that bronchitis, multiple sclerosis, or a gallbladder disease could bring on a condition of phrenodynia.
pleurodynia (s) (noun), pleurodynias (pl)
Pain in the chest caused by inflammation of the muscles between the ribs: Pleurodynia is a disease that features fever and intense abdominal and chest pains with a headache. The chest pain is typically worsened by breathing or coughing.

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