antimigraine

adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​graine | \ ˌan-tē-ˈmī-ˌgrān, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antimigraine (audio) , British often -ˈmē- \
variants: or anti-migraine

Definition of antimigraine

medical
: used to relieve or prevent the symptoms of migraine headache antimigraine therapies/drugs

First Known Use of antimigraine

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Antimigraine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimigraine. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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antimigraine

adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​graine | \ -ˈmī-ˌgrān, British often -ˈmē- How to pronounce antimigraine (audio) \
variants: or anti-migraine

Medical Definition of antimigraine

: 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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