Definition of Cephalalgia

1. Noun. Pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs.


Definition of Cephalalgia

1. n. Pain in the head; headache.

2. n. Headache.

Definition of Cephalalgia

1. Noun. (medicine) A pain in the head; headache. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cephalalgia

1. Pain in the head, headache. Synonym: cephalgia, cephalodynia. Origin: Gr. Kephalalgia This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalalgia

cenuris
cenurosis
cenzontli
ceorl
ceorlish
ceorls
cep
cepe
cepes
cephacetrile
cephaeline
cephal-
cephalad
cephalaemia
cephalagia
cephalalgia (current term)
cephalalgias
cephalalgic
cephalalgics
cephalanthium
cephalaspid
cephalaspidomorph
cephalaspidomorphs
cephalate
cephalea
cephalea agitata
cephalexin
cephalexins
cephalgia
cephalgias

Literary usage of Cephalalgia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hull's Jahr: A New Manual of Homœopathic Practice by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr (1862)
"cephalalgia. Bell, kreos. FACE (With heat in the). cephalalgia. ... cephalalgia. Amb. FEVER, in the Evening (With). cephalalgia. Led. lobel. ..."

2. Epilepsy-- its symptoms, treatment, and relation to other chronic convulsive by John Russell Reynolds (1861)
"and although I am not perfectly certain that in all of the other 46 cephalalgia never occurred, I am convinced that it was, if present in any of them, ..."

3. Hull's Jahr: A New Manual of Homoeopathic Practice by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, Amos Gerald Hull, Frederick Greenwood Snelling (1893)
"cephalalgia. Rhab. of SENSE. GURGLING in the Head (With) — (With sparks before the). ... HEART (With palpitation of the) cephalalgia. Hep. tart. ..."

4. Clinical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and Practitioners of by Austin Flint (1879)
"cephalalgia. HEMICRANIA. Headache is a symptom in a large majority of diseases. ... Thus restricted, the term cephalalgia dein'to generally, a paroxysmal ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1856)
"Oct. 10th : cephalalgia from 6 to 8 in the morning ; xv. gr. of the sulphate at 11 ... The three stages are well characterized ; no continued cephalalgia. ..."

6. The Practice of medicine by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1866)
"... we have yet much to do, let him read the Reports of the Commissioners in Lunacy. VIII. cephalalgia.—VERTIGO. 1. cephalalgia.—Headache, or cephalalgia ..."

7. Lectures on the diseases of the nervous system by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"Character! a*" peculiar seat of the cephalalgia. ... Relations between the cephalalgia the motor region of the ..."

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