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Meaning of CEPHALALGIA

Pronunciation:  `sefu'lalju

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
 

CEPHALALGIA is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: head ache, headache
 
 See Also: ache, aching, cluster headache, hemicrania, histamine headache, megrim, migraine, sick headache, sinus headache, tension headache

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ceph`a*lal"gi*a\, Cephalalgy \Ceph"a*lal`gy\, n.
    [L. cephalalgia, Gr. ?; ? + ? pain: cf. F. c['e]phalalgie.]
    (Med.)
    Pain in the head; headache.
    
    
  2. \Ceph`a*lal"gi*a\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? head + ?
    pain.] (Med.)
    Headache.
    
    
 

 

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