Definition of tic douloureux in English:
Another term for trigeminal neuralgia.
- In 1756, a French physician, Nicholas Andre, named this condition tic douloureux, which means painful wince.
- It will give relief for tic douloureux with active circulation to the head.
- The majority of patients with tic douloureux are successfully treated by pharmacotherapy.
Early 19th century: French, literally 'painful tic'.
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