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Video footage: Man held with the palm his jaw, and feel an aching tooth. A toothache, also known as odontalgia or, less frequently, as odontalgy, is an aching pain in or around a tooth, caused by the dental caries.
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Definition of the noun odontalgia

What does odontalgia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: odontalgias

  1. an ache localized in or around a tooth
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of odontalgia: toothache
    • more generic words: ache / aching = a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    • more specific word: aerodontalgia = pain in the teeth that results from a change in air pressure

Alternative definition of the noun odontalgia


  1. [medicine] toothache

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for odontalgia

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Google previewA Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Midwifery (1877)

Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and Parturition by Pierre Cazeaux

Odontalgia is the most common of all the neuralgias of pregnant women. The lower jaw is the...

Google previewMedical Problems in Dentistry (2010)

by Crispian Scully

Idiopathic odontalgia is a variant characterized by the complaint of severe throbbing pain in one or several teeth, which are hypersensitive to any stimulus. Extractions typically lead to transference ofthe symptomsto adjacent teeth.

Google previewPractical Neurology (2017)

by Jose Biller

Atypical odontalgia is a rare disorder that mimics common tooth pain. The syndrome is characterized by its chronic nature, by definition more than 4 months duration and is frequently seen following dental extraction (phantom tooth pain), other ...

Google previewBehavioral Dentistry (2013)

by David I. Mostofsky, Farida Fortune

Atypical odontalgia is a chronic form ofdental pain without aclear cause (Meliset al., 2003; BaadHansen, 2008). There are several theories presented in the literature; however, most evidence supports atypical odontalgiaasaneuropathic pain ...

Google previewRosen's Emergency Medicine - Concepts and Clinical Practice (2013)

by Ron Walls, Robert Hockberger, Marianne Gausche-Hill

Atypical odontalgia is a centralized trigeminal neuropathy localized in a tooth or teeth.

Google previewScully's Medical Problems in Dentistry (2014)

by Crispian Scully

Idiopathic odontalgia is a variant characterized by the complaint of severe throbbing pain in one or several teeth, which are hypersensitive to any ...

Google previewDental Record (1899)

A Monthly Journal of Dental Science Art and Literature

By local odontalgia is meant pain in or around a tooth or teeth, which, being in a morbid condition, are themselves the cause of the trouble ; whilst referred odontalgia is the pain felt in a healthy tooth or teeth due to some more remote cause ...

Google previewTextbook of Endodontics (2010)

by Nisha Garg, Amit Garg

Atypical odontalgia means toothache of unknown cause. It is also known as “ Phantom tooth pain” or “dental migraine”. Most patients who report with atypical odontalgia usually have multiple dental procedures completed before reaching a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

odontalgia. n. (adj. odontalgic) Pain in a tooth or teeth (toothache). Phantom odontalgia is pain interpreted as toothache referred from an area or socket where a tooth has been extracted.

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved. Vol. 1. [- 20.] (1823)

Odontalgia gravidarum, Sauv. sp. 2. Odontalgia hysterica, Sauv. sp. 8. Odontalgia stomachica, Sauv. sp. 9. Description. This well-known.disease makes its attack by a most violent pain in the teeth, most frequently in the molares, more rarely in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Odontalgia, o-don-tal'je-ah (odontalgia, odonto, algos, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Odontalgia gastrica is an acute pain in the teeth and gums, arising from a wrong state ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

treatment odontotherapy toothache aerodontalgia aero-odontalgia aero- odontodynia dentalgia odontalgia odontalgic odontodynia pulpalgia toothache reliever antiodontalgic toper's nose rhinophyma torsion measurer torsiometer instrument ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Odontalgia, o-don-tal'-je-ah. Toothache. Odontatrophia, Odontatrophy, o-don-tat- ro'-fe-ah, o-don-tat'-rof-e. Atrophy or arrest of development of the teeth. Odontiasis, o-don-ti'-as-is. The cutting of the teeth. Odontinoid, o-don'-tin-oid. Resembling ...

Google previewA Compendious Medical Dictionary Containing an Explanation of the Terms (1801)

by Robert Hooper

Odontalgia (Odontalgia, a, f. from oX»t, a tooth, and 0X7®., pain). The toothach. . , Odontoid process (Vroctjfus odontoides, from tins, a tooth, and nS»'> form, because it is shaped like a tooth). A process of the second vertebra of the neck.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

HAL D'AMOUR, Odontalgia—m. Anylm's, Mal ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

odontalgia (ō′dontal′jə), n an older term for pain in a tooth; toothache. odontalgia, phantom, n pain in the area from which a tooth has been removed. Also called ...

Google previewUnabridged Dictionary of the Sensations "as If". (1985)

by James William Ward

Odontalgia Crushed. — Odontalgia as if the teeth were crushed into fragments. Ignatia (Hg) Odor Catarrh. — Offensive odor of nasal mucus as of an old catarrh. Sulphur (CPTH) Odor Decaying Leaves. — Peculiar smell as if from the odor ...

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