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Medical Term:

xiphodynia

Pronunciation: zif'o-din'e-a

Definition: Pain of a neuralgic character, in the region of the xiphoid cartilage.

Synonym(s): xiphoidalgia

[xipho- + G. odyne, pain]

See Also: hypersensitive xiphoid syndrome

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