hemicrania

[hem-i-krey-nee-uh]

noun

pain in one side of the head.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. hemicephalalgia,
  2. hemicephalia,
  3. hemichordate,
  4. hemichorea,
  5. hemicolectomy,
  6. hemicraniosis,
  7. hemicryptophyte,
  8. hemicrystalline,
  9. hemicycle,
  10. hemicyclium

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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Medicine definitions for hemicrania

hemicrania

[hĕm′ĭ-krānē-ə]

n.

migraine
hemicephalalgia

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