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referred pain Syllabification: re·ferred pain
Pronunciation: /rəˌfərd ˈpān/ /rēˌfərd ˈpān/

Definition of referred pain in English:


Pain felt in a part of the body other than its actual source.
Example sentences
  • Symptoms of acute coronary syndrome include chest pain, referred pain, nausea, vomiting, dyspnea, diaphoresis, and light-headedness.
  • Clinically, abdominal pain falls into three categories: visceral pain, parietal pain, and referred pain.
  • For each organ the pain is usually most severe at its primary site and is variably perceived at secondary sites (also called areas of referred pain or projections of pain).

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