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".

thymodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Emotional pain or suffering: After losing her job, after the death of her mother, and ending her marriage, put Lann into a state of thymodynia.
trachelodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A pain or cramp of the neck; cervical neuralgia; trachelodynia: Radiculopathy, a whiplash injury, or even poor sleep can all be sources of a condition of trachelodynia.
trichodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain that results when the hair is touched: Mrs. Green wondered why her head was so tender when brushing or washing her hair, and her dermatologist said that there were many causes for a case of trichodynia, including folliculitis, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
urethrodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the urethra (tube that conveys urine from the bladder to the outside): Dr. Smith examined Tom because it was agonizing for hem to urinate, and said that he had a condition of urethrodynia involving a case of a exually transmitted infection
urodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain suffered during urination: Among other reasons for urodynia, conditions of prostatitis, kidney stones, and bladder cancer can cause this disorder.
uterodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in the uterus: Julie found out that fibroids, a pelvic inflammatory disease, or even menstrual cramps can produce a situation of uterodynia.
vaginodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Vaginal pain: A yeast infection can be extremely irritating, and so Jenny went to her gynaecologist's office and was told that she had a case of vaginodynia which could easily be treated.
xiphodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain of a neuralgic character, in the region of the xiphoid cartilage (connective tissue at the inferior aspect of the sternal body or chest area); xiphoidalgia: James had to be careful not to life heavy things because of having had a case of xiphodynia the past year where he strained himself too much.

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