from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A severe recurring headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, characterized by sharp pain and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbances. Also called megrim.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A severe, disabling headache, usually affecting only one side of the head, and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, photophobia and visual disturbances.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of intense sick or nervous headache, usually periodical and confined to one side of the head; called also migraine headache. Same as megrim.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as megrim.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
He understands all too well the choices "migraineurs" - the word migraine sufferers often use to describe themselves - have to make to live as normal and productive lives as possible.
JB - You so got that migraine from the pool chlorine. (if it was an indoor place)
I leave him/her to your tender merciesâ€ ¦ my migraine is getting worse every minute.
I leave him/her to your tender mercies … my migraine is getting worse every minute.
Further, no extended sentiment of unruly children growing into responsible, contributing adults matters to anyone who's getting a migraine from a loud child behind them on a flight.
Is there a higher incidence of dementia in migraine sufferers?
Another name for migraine headaches is hemicrania, which reflects the fact that they usually affect one side of the head.
A close association between cyclic vomiting in children and that form of periodic headache known as migraine has often been observed.
"All her symptoms fall within the definition of migraine aura," he said.
After all, the word migraine was right there on the label.