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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A severe recurring vascular headache.

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  • It affects about ten per cent of the population and comes from the Greek word hemicrania, meaning half the head; this refers to the often one-sided excruciating pain.
  • The term comes from hemicrania, which is a Greek work that means "half of the head."
  • A remarkable circumstance attends this kind of hemicrania, viz. that it recurs by periods like those of intermittent fevers, as explained in the
  • Another name for migraine headaches is hemicrania, which reflects the fact that they usually affect one side of the head. for more
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