Arthralgia



pain in a joint.
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arthralgia—that is, pains in the joints—is also very common; it seldom occurs alone, but in combination with other symptoms.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

The total percentage of cases of lead-poisoning, in which arthralgia occurs, varies from 32 to 57 per cent.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

noun
(pathol) pain in a joint
n.

“pain in a joint,” 1848, from Greek arthron “joint” (see arm (n.1)) + -algia.

arthralgia ar·thral·gia (är-thrāl’jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Severe pain in a joint. Also called arthrodynia.
ar·thral’gic (-jĭk) adj.

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