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Definition of "myalgia" [‖My•al•gi•a]

  • Muscular pain or tenderness, especially when diffuse and nonspecific. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "myalgia" in a sentence
  • "There will be pain in the muscles of the buttocks, called myalgia; and pain at the end of the spine, called coccygodynia."
  • "Following an episode of Lyme disease that is treated appropriately, some persons have a variety of subjective complaints such as myalgia, arthralgia, or fatigue."
  • "Though initially reluctant to seek medical attention, he finally made an appointment with a National Health specialist, and two weeks later, he was seen and diagnosed with a form of myalgia (Google it, I did)."