trigeminal neuralgia
noun Date: 1874 an intense paroxysmal neuralgia involving one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve

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  • trigeminal neuralgia — n an intense paroxysmal neuralgia involving one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve called also tic douloureux * * * (tic douloureux) see neuralgia * * * severe, episodic pain in the area supplied by the trigeminal nerve, often precipitated… …   Medical dictionary

  • trigeminal neuralgia — n. a disorder of unknown cause, characterized by severely painful paroxysms along one or more branches of a trigeminal nerve …   English World dictionary

  • Trigeminal neuralgia — Infobox Disease Name = Trigeminal neuralgia Caption = Detailed view of trigeminal nerve, shown in yellow. DiseasesDB = 13363 ICD10 = ICD10|G|50|0|g|50 ICD9 = ICD9|350.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 617 MeshID …   Wikipedia

  • trigeminal neuralgia — noun intense paroxysmal neuralgia along the trigeminal nerve • Syn: ↑tic douloureux • Hypernyms: ↑neuralgia, ↑neuralgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • trigeminal neuralgia — noun Medicine neuralgia involving one or more of the branches of the trigeminal nerves …   English new terms dictionary

  • trigeminal neuralgia —    Facial neuralgia or tic doulourex. This is pain of the gasserian ganglion or one or more branches of the trigeminal nerves. It is felt as pain along the side or top of the head, the scalp and around the eyes...a skin headache...and sometimes… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • trigeminal neuralgia — noun A neuropathic disorder of one or both of trigeminal nerves leading to intense pain in parts of the face. Syn: tic douloureux, prosopalgia …   Wiktionary

  • trigeminal neuralgia — tic douloureux; see neuralgia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • trigeminal neuralgia — Pathol. See tic douloureux. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • trigeminal neuralgia — trigem′inal neural′gia n. pat tic douloureux • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

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