trigeminal neuralgia

noun Pathology.

Origin of trigeminal neuralgia

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British Dictionary definitions for trigeminal neuralgia

trigeminal neuralgia


pathol another name for tic douloureux

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Medicine definitions for trigeminal neuralgia

trigeminal neuralgia


Paroxysmal shooting pains of the facial area around one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve, of unknown cause, but often precipitated by touching specific areas in or about the mouth.Fothergill's disease Fothergill's neuralgia prosopalgia prosoponeuralgia tic douloureux trifacial neuralgia

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