rachialgia


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rachialgia

/ra·chi·al·gia/ (ra″ke-al´jah) rachiodynia.

rachialgia

[rā′kē·al′jə]
Etymology: Gk, rhachis, backbone + algos, pain
pain in the vertebral column. Also called rachiodynia.

ra·chi·al·gi·a

(rā'kē-al'jē-ă)
Pain in the vertebral column (spine) as seen in tuberculous spondylitis (e.g., Pott disease). Formerly known as lead colic.
[rachi- + G. algos, pain]
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