algo-, alg- (Greek: pain).
A painful local disturbance of growth, particularly due to focal aseptic necrosis of bone and cartilage;also: algesidystrophy.
The production or origin of pain.
A form of sexual perversion in which the infliction or the experiencing of pain increases the pleasure of the sexual act or causes sexual pleasure independent of the act; includes both sadism (active algolagnia) and masochism (passive algolagnia); also: algophilia.
The study of pain.
The process of measuring pain.
Pleasure experienced in the thought of pain in others or in oneself; also: algolagnia.
The abnormal fear of or excessive sensitiveness to pain.
Spasm produced by pain.