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Medical Term:

pleurodynia

Pronunciation: plur'o-din'e-a

Definition:

  1. Pleuritic pain in the chest.
  2. A painful affection of the tendinous attachments of the thoracic muscles, usually only on one side.

Synonym(s): costalgia

[pleuro- + G. odyne, pain]

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