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Algos: Algea is used by Hesiod in the plural as the personification of sorrows and griefs, which are there represented as the daughters of Eris, Greek goddess of strife. Algos in Greek is a neuter noun literally meaning "pain". She or he was a sibling to Lethe, Limos, Horkos, and Ponos.

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Google previewEUROCAL '85. European Conference on Computer Algebra. Linz, Austria, April 1-3, 1985. Proceedings (1985)

Volume 2: Research Contributions by Bob F. Caviness

Algos is a computational system for representing and reasoning about a variety of objects of interest to mathematics and computer science. It is based on topos theory, a branch of category theory, which provides a more direct formulation of the ...

Google previewHome, Uprooted (2014)

Oral Histories of India's Partition by Devika Chawla

The root of the word nostalgia is Greek—nostos means homeward journey, and algos means pain or sorrow. This kind of nostalgia (here) is not romantic. It is not something to celebrate. Like a phantom limb, it hovers, it persists, and it resists ...

Google previewEast Meets West From The Bottom Up: When Podiatry and Fibromyalgia Collide

Algos also means pain. In 1990, the American College of Rheumatology created a set of guidelines to diagnose the mysterious syndrome. In 1997, the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) was formed to help educate people about the ...

Google previewAs You Were (2009)

To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion of the Virginia National Guard by Christian Davenport

Algos means pain. Nostos means to return home. Nostalgia: the pain of returning home. — Tim O'Brien, Going after Cacciato Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 PART ONE: MOBILIZATION 1.

Google previewGratitude in Low Voices (2017)

A Memoir by Dawit Gebremichael Habte

Algos means suffering.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

algophobia [Gk, algos, pain, phobos, fear], an anxiety disorder characterised by an abnormal, pervasive fear of experiencing pain or of witnessing pain in others. algor [L, cold], the sensation of cold or a chill, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

algolagnia /al'g61ag'né~a/ [Gk, algos, pain, lagneia, lust], a form of sexual perversion characterized by sadism or masochism. algologist /algol'.;jist/, 1. a ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

algos, pain, + aisthésis, sensation] al-get-ic (al-jet'ik) syN algesic .

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

algos, pain] Suffixes meaning pain. SEE: -dynia. algicide (aljı ̆-sı ̄d) [algae -cide] A substance that kills algae. algicidal (aljı ̆-sı ̄da ̆l), adj. alginate (aljı ̆-na ̄t) Any salt of alginic acid. It is derived from kelp and is used ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

analgesia /an′əljē′′zē·ə/ [Gk, a, algos, without pain], a decreased or ...

Google previewThe Students' Dictionary of Medicine and the Allied Sciences (1896)

Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical Terms, Together with Much Collateral Descriptive Matter, Numerous Tables, Etc. ... by Alexander Duane

algos, pain.] Excessive sensitiveness to pain ; a state in which the application of ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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syn,with, algos, pain.] Synallagmatic,sinalagmat′ik,adj.mutually or reciprocally obligatory.[Gr. synallagmatikos—synallagma,acovenant.] Synancia, sinan′sia, n. a genus of fishes with spines and poisonglands, of family Synanciidæ.—adj ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1G2O1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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