neuralgia[no̵o ral′jə, nyo̵o-; -jē ə]
severe pain along the course of a nerve or in its area of distribution
Origin of neuralgiaModL: see neur- and amp; -algia
Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.
(countable and uncountable, plural neuralgias)
From New Latin neuralgia, from Ancient Greek νεῦρον (neuron, “nerve”) + ἄλγος (algos, “pain”).