psychalgia


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psychalgia

 [si-kal´jah]
1. pain, usually in the head and perceived as being of emotional origin, that may accompany intolerable ideas, obsessions, or hallucinations.
2. psychogenic pain. adj., adj psychal´gic.
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psy·chal·gi·a

(sī-kal'jē-ă), Do not confuse this word with psychroalgia.
1. Distress attending a mental effort, noted especially in melancholia. Synonym(s): phrenalgia (1) , psychalgalia
2. Synonym(s): psychogenic pain
[psych- + G. algos, pain]
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psychalgia

(1) Psychogenic pain, see there.
(2) Psychological pain, see there.
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psy·chal·gi·a

(sī-kal'jē-ă)
1. Distress attending a mental effort, noted especially in melancholia.
Synonym(s): phrenalgia (1) .
2. Synonym(s): psychogenic pain.
[psych- + G. algos, pain]
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psy·chal·gi·a

, psychalgalia (sī-kal'jē-ă sīkal-gālē-ă)
1. Distress attending a mental effort.
2. Synonym(s): psychogenic pain.
[psych- + G. algos, pain]
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