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mi·graine

 (mī′grān′)
n.
A severe recurring headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, characterized by sharp pain and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbances.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin hēmicrānia, from Greek hēmikrāniā : hēmi-, hemi- + krānion, head; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

mi·grain′ous adj.

migraine

(ˈmiːɡreɪn; ˈmaɪ-)
n
(Pathology) a throbbing headache usually affecting only one side of the head and commonly accompanied by nausea and visual disturbances
[C18: (earlier form, C14 mygrame megrim1): from French, from Late Latin hēmicrānia pain in half of the head, from Greek hēmikrania, from hemi- + kranion cranium]
ˈmigrainous adj

mi•graine

(ˈmaɪ greɪn or, Brit., ˈmi-)

n.
a severe, recurrent headache characterized by pressure or throbbing beginning on one side of the head and accompanied by nausea and other disturbances.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin hēmicrānia < Greek hemikranion; see hemi-, cranium. compare megrim]
mi•grain′ous, adj.

mi·graine

(mī′grān′)
A severe, throbbing headache, often accompanied by nausea, that usually affects only one side of the head and tends to recur.

migraine

A severe headache often accompanied by blurred vision and nausea. It can be caused by stress or certain foods, or the tendency may have been inherited.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.migraine - a severe recurring vascular headachemigraine - a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
Translations
صُداع نِصْفيصُدَاعٌ نِصْفِيٌّ
migréna
migræne
migreeni
migrena
migrén
mígreni, heilakveisa, höfuîverkur
片頭痛
편두통
migrena
migrēna
migréna
migrän
อาการปวดศรีษะเพียงข้างเดียว
chứng đau nửa đầu

migraine

[ˈmiːgreɪn]
A. Njaqueca f, migraña f
I've got a migrainetengo jaqueca or migraña
B. CPD migraine attack Nataque m de jaqueca or migraña
migraine sufferer N this will benefit migraine sufferersesto beneficiará a los que padecen de jaqueca or migraña

migraine

[ˈmiːgreɪn ˈmaɪgreɪn] nmigraine f
to have a migraine → avoir la migraine
I've got a migraine → J'ai la migraine.
to suffer from migraines → souffrir de migraines

migraine

nMigräne f

migraine

[ˈmiːgreɪn] nemicrania

migraine

(ˈmiːgrein) , ((American) ˈmai-) noun
(an attack of) a type of very severe headache, often accompanied by vomiting and difficulty in seeing. She suffers from migraine.

migraine

صُدَاعٌ نِصْفِيٌّ migréna migræne Migräne ημικρανία migraña migreeni migraine migrena emicrania 片頭痛 편두통 migraine migrene migrena enxaqueca мигрень migrän อาการปวดศรีษะเพียงข้างเดียว migren chứng đau nửa đầu 偏头痛

mi·graine

n. migraña, jaqueca, ataques severos de dolor de cabeza que gen. se manifiestan en un solo lado acompañados de visión alterada y en algunos casos de náuseas y vómitos.

migraine

(fam) migraine headache. V. headache.
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