trigeminal neuralgia


trigeminal neuralgia

noun

Definition of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

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

First Known Use of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

1874

trigeminal neuralgia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA

: an intense paroxysmal neuralgia involving one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve—called also tic douloureux

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