Definitions for tic douloureuxˈtɪk ˌdu ləˈru; Fr. tik du luˈrœ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tic dou•lou•reuxˈtɪk ˌdu ləˈru; Fr. tik du luˈrœ(n.)

  1. paroxysmal darting pain and muscular twitching in the face, evoked by rubbing certain points of the face.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of tic douloureux:

1790–1800; < F: lit., painful tic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trigeminal neuralgia, tic douloureux(noun)

    intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve


  1. tic douloureux(Noun)

    Trigeminal neuralgia.


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