acephalgic migraine

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ace·​phal·​gic migraine | \ ˌā-sə-ˈfal-jik- How to pronounce acephalgic migraine (audio) \
plural acephalgic migraines

Definition of acephalgic migraine

: a migraine in which an aura involving visual disturbances (such as diplopia, scotoma, or tunnel vision) is the main symptom and is not accompanied by headache

called also silent migraine

First Known Use of acephalgic migraine

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Acephalgic migraine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acephalgic%20migraine. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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acephalgic migraine

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Medical Definition of acephalgic migraine

: a migraine in which an aura involving visual disturbances (as diplopia, scotoma, or tunnel vision) is the main symptom and which is not accompanied by headache

called also silent migraine

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