antimigraine

adjective

an·​ti·​mi·​graine
ˌan-tē-ˈmī-ˌgrān,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antimigraine (audio)
 British often  -ˈmē-
variants or anti-migraine
medical
: used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of migraine headache
antimigraine therapies/drugs

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antimigraine was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Antimigraine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimigraine. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

antimigraine

adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​graine -ˈmī-ˌgrān, British often -ˈmē- How to pronounce antimigraine (audio)
variants or anti-migraine
: used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of migraine headache
antimigraine therapies
His laboratory and others have also explored precisely how the new class of antimigraine drugs, sumatriptan and its imitators, manage to work their apparent magic on patients.Natalie Angier, The New York Times
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