cephalalgia

[ sef-uh-lal-juh, -jee-uh ]
/ ˌsɛf əˈlæl dʒə, -dʒi ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

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Origin of cephalalgia

First recorded in 1540–50; cephal- + -algia

OTHER WORDS FROM cephalalgia

ceph·a·lal·gic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cephalalgia

cephalalgia
/ (ˌsɛfəˈlældʒɪə, -dʒə) /

noun

a technical name for headache
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Medical definitions for cephalalgia

cephalalgia
[ sĕf′ə-lăljə ]

n.

Pain in the head.headache
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