- sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
- severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve
n.1807, from Greek neuron “nerve” (see neuro-) + -algia. Probably formed on model of French névralgie (1801). Related: Neuralgic. n.
- Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.neurodynia