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Princeton's WordNet

  1. migraine, megrim, sick headache, hemicranianoun

    a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men


  1. hemicranianoun

    A headache affecting one side of the head.

  2. Etymology: hemicrania, from ἡμικρᾱνίᾰ, from ἡμι- + κρανίον (from whence also cranium).


  1. hemicrania

    Hemicrania continua (HC) is a persistent unilateral headache that responds to indomethacin. It is usually unremitting, but rare cases of remission have been documented. Hemicrania continua is considered a primary headache disorder, meaning that it is not caused by another condition.


  1. hemicrania

    Hemicrania is a type of chronic, one-sided headache characterized by recurrent episodes of severe pain often associated with autonomic symptoms like tearing, nasal congestion, or drooping eyelid on the affected side. It is often confused with migraines but is a separate condition. The term is primarily used in its description as hemicrania continua, a rare form of headache that is continuous and varies in severity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hemicranianoun

    a pain that affects only one side of the head

  2. Etymology: [L.: cf. F. hmicrnie. See Cranium, and Megrim.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hemicrania

    hem-i-krā′ni-a, n. headache confined to one side of the head.—adj. Hemicran′ic.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hemicrania in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hemicrania in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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