: Headache. (One of those things we all know but that defies an easy definition.) Literally, headache is an ache in the head. It is pain in the head. The Greek "algos" means "pain."

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ce·phal·gia se-'fal-jə, -jē-ə n HEADACHE

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ce·phal·gia (sə-falґjə) headache.

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