trigeminal neuralgia


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trigeminal neuralgia

[trī′jem·ə·nəl nu̇′ral·jə]
(medicine)
Sudden severe pains of unknown cause along the path of one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. Also known as tic douloureux.
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