Hemicrania meaning

hemikrānēə
Headache in only one side of the head, as in migraine.
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(pathology) A headache affecting one side of the head.
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Origin of hemicrania

  • Late Latin hemicrania (“pain in one half of the head”), from Ancient Greek ἡμικρᾱνίᾰ (hemikrania), from ἡμι- (hēmi-, “hemi-, half”) + κρανίον (kranion, “skull”) (from whence also cranium).

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  • Cognate to megrim and migraine, which also derive from the Latin.

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