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tension headache

noun

Definition of TENSION HEADACHE

:  bilateral headache marked by mild to moderate pain of variable duration that typically is accompanied by contraction of the neck and scalp muscles

First Known Use of TENSION HEADACHE

1953

tension headache

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TENSION HEADACHE

:  headache marked by mild to moderate pain of variable duration that affects both sides of the head and is typically accompanied by contraction of neck and scalp muscles

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