hemicrania

[ hem-i-krey-nee-uh ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪˈkreɪ ni ə /

noun

pain in one side of the head.

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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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Medicine definitions for hemicrania

hemicrania

[ hĕm′ĭ-krānē-ə ]

n.

migraine
hemicephalalgia
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