SYN: photalgia. [photo- + G. odyne, pain]

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pho·to·dyn·ia (fo″to-dinґe-ə) [photo- + -odynia] photalgia.

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  • photalgia — Light induced pain, especially of the eyes; for example, in uveitis, the light induced movement of the iris may be painful. SYN: photodynia, photophobia. [phot + G. algos, pain] * * * n. pain in the eye caused by very bright light. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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