- pain in one side of the head.
Origin of hemicrania
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As inflaming the teeth by the use of mercury is of use in some kinds of hemicrania.
A remarkable circumstance attends this kind of hemicrania, viz.
Headache assumes often the form of hemicrania; it may be in the forehead or about the eyes.
If a man suffers from hemicrania, he sets free a red cock in honour of the sun on a Tuesday.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
I have had hemicrania for several days, and have been almost idle since my return home.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)
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