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costalgia

 [kos-tal´jah]
1. pain in the ribs.
2. pain in the costal muscles; called also pleurodynia.
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pleur·o·dyn·i·a

(plūr'ō-din'ē-ă),
1. Pleuritic pain in the chest.
2. A painful affection of the tendinous attachments of the thoracic muscles, usually only on one side.
Synonym(s): costalgia
[pleuro- + G. odynē, pain]
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pleur·o·dyn·i·a

(plūr'ō-din'ē-ă)
1. Pleuritic pain in the chest.
2. A painful affection of the tendinous attachments of the thoracic muscles, usually of one side only.
Synonym(s): costalgia.
[pleuro- + G. odynē, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

costalgia

Pain in a rib.
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