pertaining to or causing pain; painful.
a seaport in W Sardinia.
variant of as final element of a compound word: neuralgia. Historical Examples He cannot bear that algia should dance before strangers, but what can he do? Desert Air Robert Hichens combining form denoting pain or a painful condition of the part specified: neuralgia, odontalgia word-forming element denoting “pain,” from Greek algos “pain,” algein “to feel […]
a substance or preparation for killing . noun any substance that kills algae algicide al·gi·cide (āl’jĭ-sīd’) n. A substance that kills or inhibits the growth of algae.
cold; chilly. Historical Examples The algid or congestive form occurs more frequently than either of the others. A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various Equally ineffectual are other means used for communicating heat to the algid body and thereby reviving its functions. A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. […]