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Meaning of MIGRAINE

Pronunciation:  'mIgreyn

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a severe recurring vascular headache; occur more frequently in women than men

MIGRAINE is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: hemicrania, megrim, sick headache
 See Also: cephalalgia, head ache, headache



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mi*graine"\, n. [F.]
Same as {Megrim}. -- {Mi*grain"ous}, a.

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