hemicrania

[hem-i-krey-nee-uh]
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Origin of hemicrania

1650–60; < Late Latin hēmicrānia, hēmicrānium < Greek hēmikrā́nion pain on one side of the head (see hemi-, cranium)
Related formshem·i·cran·ic [hem-i-kran-ik, -krey-nik] /ˌhɛm ɪˈkræn ɪk, -ˈkreɪ nɪk/, adjective
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Related Words for hemicrania

megrim, migraine, cephalalgia, hemicrania

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hemicrania in Medicine

hemicrania

[hĕm′ĭ-krānē-ə]
n.
  1. migraine
  2. hemicephalalgia
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