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REFERRED PAIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does referred pain mean? 

REFERRED PAIN (noun)
  The noun REFERRED PAIN has 1 sense:

1. pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected

  Familiarity information: REFERRED PAIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REFERRED PAIN (noun)


Sense 1referred pain [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pain that is felt at a place in the body different from the injured or diseased part where the pain would be expected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context examples:

angina pectoris can cause referred pain in the left shoulder / pain in the right shoulder can be referred pain from gallbladder disease

Hypernyms ("referred pain" is a kind of...):

hurting; pain (a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder)


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