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Definition of the noun otalgia

What does otalgia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: otalgias

  1. an ache localized in the middle or inner ear
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of otalgia: earache
    • more generic words: ache / aching = a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

Alternative definition of the noun otalgia


  1. [pathology] earache


Otalgia is a musical group.

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Google previewPain Syndromes: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition (2012)


Diagnosis and Response to Treatment According to the authors of recent research from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “Otalgia is a common presenting disorder.

Google previewOto-rhino-laryngology for the Student and Practitioner (1919)

by Georges Laurens

Otalgia is a symptom which should be thoroughly investigated ...

Google previewIf Your Kid Eats This Book, Everything Will Still Be Okay (2009)

How to Know if Your Child's Injury or Illness Is Really an Emergency by Lara Zibners

Otalgia means ear pain without an infection. Just having a cold may cause pressure and pain when no infection exists. The official name for an infection of the inner part of the ear is otitis media. And, oh boy, is otitis media a hot topic among ...

Google previewNurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation (2017)

by Margaret A Fitzgerald

As inflammation and purulent exudate forms in the middle ear, a small space rich with pain receptors, otalgia is an expected finding in AOM. This usually resolves after 2 to 3 days of antimicrobial therapy. • Tympanic membrane immobility is a ...

Google previewPharmacology for Women's Health (2009)

by Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker

Otalgia is a common symptom of acute otitis media, and management of acute otitis media should include assessment for pain. Regardless of whether antibacterial drugs are used, treatment for pain should commence promptly. Standard ...

Google previewClinical Examination (2013)

A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis by Nicholas J Talley, Simon O’Connor

Deep otalgia is the most predominant symptom. The appearance at first is like that of severe chronic otitis externa. On examination there is discharge and the canal appears swollen and erythematous. Then look for signs of gouty tophi ( nodular ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

otalgia. n. pain in the ear. Apart from local causes it may be due to diseases of the jaw joints, neck, throat, or teeth. OTC drug see OVERTHECOUNTER DRUG. otic adj. relating to the.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

or owl—raptor Eagle's nest—eyrie Ear—lughole, lug Ear defects—glue ear, labyrinthitis, otalgia, otitis, tinnitus Earshaped—auriculate Ear, nose, and throat specialist—otorhinolaryngologist Earache—otalgia Earl—nobleman Earl Grey— tea ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica (1900)

in three volumes. Iberis - Pelargonium reniforme by John Henry Clarke

Otalgia. Otitis. Characteristics. — Ar«. «. has had a considerable proving, and among the peculiar symptoms were ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine (1833)

Otalgia is much more common in females than in males ; and it sometimes attends the early periods of pregnancy. It is often symptomatic of disorder in the prima via, and is frequently connected with rheumatism, particularly of the face, head, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Audiology (2016)

by Maryanne Maltby

otalgia. A pain in the ear, or earache, which may be primary or referred. Primary pain is due to a problem in the ear itself, whereas referred pain in the ear occurs when the problem lies elsewhere. Referred pain in the ear is not uncommon, ...

Google previewthe encyclopedia americana (1919)

by 1919 The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation

OTALGIA, earache; specifically neuralgia of the ear. Its attack is usually sudden, the pain coming ...

Google previewA dictionary of pratical medicine. 3 vols. [in 4]. 3 vols. [in 4]. (1858)

by James Copland

Otalgia is much more common in females than in males ; and it sometimes attends the early periods of pregnancy. It is often symptomatic of disorder in the prima via, and is frequently connected with rheumatism, particularly of the face, head, ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

Occupational otalgia Ear pain; earache. Otalgia can originate within the ear, the ear canal, or the external ear. OTC Over- the-counter.

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

by James William Ward

Pressing Otalgia. — Otalgia, pressing pain as if from a plug. Spigelia ( Hg) Pressing Parts. — Pressing or penetrating pain as if from a plug in different parts. Anacardium Orientate (CF'TH) Pressing Pelvis. — Pressing on the genitals ...

Google previewThe hydropathic encyclopedia (1851)

a system of hydropathy and hygiene, in eight parts, designed as a guide to families and students, and a text-book for physicians by Russell Thacher Trall

Earache — Otalgia. — This is usually symptomatic of inflammation, or of foreign bodies or insects in the meatus. But the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (2012)

by Arthur MacNeill Horton

NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL / CLINICAL PRESENTATION The initial presenting symptom is usually otalgia and a burning sensation deep within the ear. In addition, within 1 to 4 days there will be an eruption of painful blisters in or around the ...

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Scrabble value of O1T1A1L1G2I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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