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migraine

División en sílabas: mi·graine
Pronunciación: /ˈmīˌɡrān
 
/
(also migraine headache)

Definición de migraine en inglés:

sustantivo

A recurrent throbbing headache that typically affects one side of the head and is often accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision.
Example sentences
  • If you had migraines before you got chronic daily headaches, the migraines might return.
  • Why does one person experience headaches and sore throats whereas another has migraines and tonsillitis?
  • Other symptoms are depression, anxiety, headaches and migraines.

Origen

late Middle English: from French, via late Latin from Greek hēmikrania, from hēmi- 'half' + kranion 'skull'.

Derivados

migrainous

1
Pronunciación: /-ˌɡrānəs/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Others such as acute dissection of the carotid or vertebral artery, subarachnoid haemorrhage, cranial arteritis, and occasionally cerebral tumours may produce migrainous symptoms.
  • Among them, we can mention migrainous and hypertensive headaches.
  • Methods of treating migrainous headaches and their associated symptoms are provided by administering a composition comprising parthenolide or feverfew sublingually to a patient in need thereof.

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