earache vs otalgia what difference

what is difference between earache and otalgia

English

Etymology

ear +‎ ache

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪə̯ɹeɪk/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈiɹeɪk/

Noun

earache (plural earaches)

  1. (pathology) A pain in the middle or inner ear.
    Synonym: otalgia
  2. (informal) Annoyance or aggravation caused by noise, especially the sound of someone nagging, complaining, issuing orders, etc.
    I can’t stay too late at the pub, otherwise I’ll get a load of earache from the missus.

Translations

Further reading

  • Otalgia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


English

Etymology

ot- +‎ -algia

Noun

otalgia (countable and uncountable, plural otalgias)

  1. (pathology) earache

Derived terms

  • otalgic

Translations

See also

  • otitis

Further reading

  • otalgia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • lagatoi

Finnish

Noun

otalgia

  1. (pathology, jargon) earache, otalgia

Declension

Synonyms

  • korvasärky (common language)

Italian

Etymology

From oto- +‎ -algia.

Noun

otalgia f (plural otalgie)

  1. (pathology) otalgia

Anagrams

  • agitalo

Portuguese

Noun

otalgia f (plural otalgias)

  1. (pathology) otalgia; earache

Spanish

Noun

otalgia f (plural otalgias)

  1. (pathology) otalgia; earache

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