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.