\njuːɹˈald͡ʒə], \njuːɹˈaldʒə], \n_j_uː_ɹ_ˈa_l_dʒ_ə]\
Definitions of NEURALGIA
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By Noah Webster.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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By James Champlin Fernald
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A generic name for a certain number of diseases, the chief symptom of which is a very acute pain, exacerbating or intermitting, which follows the course of a nervous branch, extends to its ramifications, and seems, therefore, to be seated in the nerve. The principal neuralgiae have been distinguished by the names facial (of which the infra-orbitar, maxillary, and frontal are but divisions)-the ilia-scratal, femaro-paplieal, femara-pretibial, plantar, and cubito-digital. A division of anamalaus neuralgiae has likewise been admitted. All varietics of neuralgia are obstinate, and the greatest diversity of means has been made use of :-bleeding, general and local,-emetics, purgatives, rubefacients, vesicants, actual cautery, narcotics, mercurial frictions, electricity; destruction of a portion of the nerve, &c. This plan of treatment, continued for a month or two, will often relieve, and ultimately remove this much dreaded affection. The mode in which it acts is by no means clear; but it is almost as certain as any other remedy used in disease in producing its salutary effects. The bowels must be kept free; and all inflammatory symptoms removed during its administration.
By Robley Dunglison
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- a threadlike extension of nerve cell Slender processes of neurons, especially the prolonged axons that conduct nerve impulses. One units trunk; it is axis process a neuron and medullated, i. e. white substance Schwann (myelin), medullated; either the medullated non-axis-cylinder or may not be surrounded by primitive sheath neurilemma, so that there are four forms of nerve-fibers.