Migrainous
migraine mi*graine", n. [F. migraine, LL. hemigrania, L. hemicrania, hemicranium, Gr. "hmikrani`a; "hmi- half + krani`on skull. See {Hemi-} and {Cranium}, and cf. {Hemicrania}, {Migraine}.] 1. 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}. -- {Mi*grain"ous}, a. [1913 Webster]

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