Definition of cephalalgy in English:


Line breaks: ceph¦al|algy
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛfəlaldʒi
, ˈkɛfəlaldʒi

noun (plural cephalalgies)

Medicine , • rare
  • A headache.
    More example sentences
    • The first time a person is magnetized, it happens that either he does not feel anything, or he feels only some heat in his head, some cephalalgy.
    • Dr. Quick reported a case of cephalalgy of long standing, cured by bleeding, iodine, and arsenic.
    • The pain in the head increases to an acute cephalalgy.


mid 16th century: via Latin cephalalgia from Greek kephalalgia, from kephalē 'head' + algos 'pain': see -y3.

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