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Definition of "hemicrania" [‖Hem•i•cra•ni•a]

  • A headache affecting one side of the head. (noun)

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Use "hemicrania" in a sentence
  • "It affects about ten per cent of the population and comes from the Greek word hemicrania, meaning half the head; this refers to the often one-sided excruciating pain."
  • "The term comes from hemicrania, which is a Greek work that means "half of the head.""
  • "A remarkable circumstance attends this kind of hemicrania, viz. that it recurs by periods like those of intermittent fevers, as explained in the"