Definition of referred pain in English:

referred pain

Syllabification: re·ferred pain

noun

Medicine
Pain felt in a part of the body other than its actual source.
More 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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