hemicrania

hemicrania
1. SYN: migraine. 2. SYN: hemicephalalgia. [hemi- + G. kranion, skull]

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hemi·cra·nia -'krā-nē-ə n pain in one side of the head compare AMPHICRANIA
hemi·cra·ni·al -nē-əl adj

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n.
1. a headache affecting only one side of the head, usually migraine.
2. absence of half of the skull in a developing fetus.

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hemi·cra·nia (hem″e-kraґne-ə) [hemi- + Gr. kranion skull] 1. unilateral headache. 2. incomplete anencephaly or meroanencephaly.

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