cephalalgia

Definitions of cephalalgia
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n pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

Synonyms:
head ache, headache
Types:
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cluster headache, histamine headache
a painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells
hemicrania, megrim, migraine, sick headache
a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
sick headache
a headache accompanied by nausea
sinus headache
a headache resulting from congestion or infection in the paranasal sinuses
tension headache
a headache located at the back of the head; usually caused by body tension resulting from overwork or psychological stress
Type of:
ache, aching
a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain

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