- Pain in peripheral or acral parts of the body.
- A syndrome caused almost exclusively in the past by mercury poisoning: in children, characterized by erythema of the limbs, chest, and nose, gastrointestinal symptoms, behavioral changes, and polyneuritis; in adults, characterized by anorexia, photophobia, sweating, and tachycardia.
[acro- + G. odynē, pain]
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