from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Paroxysmal shooting pains of the facial area around one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve, of unknown cause, but often precipitated by irritation of the affected area. Also called tic douloureux.
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- n. A neuropathic disorder of one or both of trigeminal nerves leading to intense pain in parts of the face.
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- n. intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve
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