algesi-, alge-, alges-, algesio-, algi-, algio-, -algesia, -algesic, -algetic, -algic, -algia, -algy

(Greek: pain, sense of pain; painful; hurting)

Used actively in medical terminology to denote a condition of sensitivity to pain as specified by the combining root.

odontoneuralgia
Facial neuralgia caused by a carious tooth.
omalgia
Pain in the shoulder; usually, rheumatism in the shoulder.
omarthralgia
Pain in the shoulder joint.
ombrosalgia (s) (noun), ombrosalgias (pl)
Pain felt during rainy weather: Whenever it was raining, Sara's mother would suffer with ombrosalgia or pain in the joints of her body.
onychalgia
Pain in the fingernails and/or toenails.
oophoralgia
Pain in the ovaries.
ophthalmalgia
Pain in the eye or eyes; also, oculodynia.
orchalgia, orchialgia, orchidalgia, orchioneuralgia
Pain in the testis.
orchidalgia
Pain in the testis.
orchioneuralgia
Pain in the testis; also, orchialgia.
ostealgia, ostalgia, ostalgy
Pain in a bone or in the bones.
osteoneuralgia
Neuralgia or severe pain along a nerve connected to a bone which may be caused by damaged nerves of the bone.
otalgia
An earache; neuralgic pain in the ear.
otoneuralgia
Earache of neuralgic origin, not caused by inflammation.
ovarialgia, ovaralgia
Pain in an ovary.

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