SYN: algesic.

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al·get·ic al-'jet-ik adj relating to or causing pain

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  • algetic — /al jet ik/, adj. Med. pertaining to or causing pain; painful. [1875 80; < Gk alge (s. of algeîn to suffer pain) + TIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • algetic — adj. painful; pertaining to pain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • algetic — al·get·ic …   English syllables

  • algetic — alˈjed.ik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary alg + etic : relating to or causing pain …   Useful english dictionary

  • algesia — SYN: algesthesia. [G. algesis, a sense of pain] * * * al·ge·sia al jē zē ə, jē zhə n sensitivity to pain al·ge·sic jē zik, sik adj * * * al·ge·sia (al jeґze ə) 1. nociception. 2. excessive sensitivity to pain, a type of hyperesthesia.… …   Medical dictionary

  • algesic — 1. Painful; related to or causing pain. 2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain. SYN: algetic …   Medical dictionary

  • aching — Synonyms and related words: Heimweh, ache, achy, afflictive, algetic, angina, backache, bellyache, blow, cephalalgia, chilblains, chill, chilliness, chilling, cold creeps, cold shivers, colic, collywobbles, cramp, creeps, cryopathy, cut,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • afflictive — Synonyms and related words: aching, algetic, calamitous, dire, distasteful, distressing, galling, grievous, heartbreaking, hurtful, hurting, lamentable, painful, regrettable, sore, unfortunate, unpalatable, woeful …   Moby Thesaurus

  • angry — Synonyms and related words: acid, acrimonious, aggravated, algetic, anarchic, angered, annoyed, blustering, blusterous, blustery, bothered, browned off, browned off, bugged, burning, burnt up, caustic, chafed, chaotic, choleric, cloudy, corrosive …   Moby Thesaurus

  • burning — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, ablaze, acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrimonious, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, algetic, alight, angry, animal heat, approaching, approximate, approximating, ardent, arm in …   Moby Thesaurus

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