migraineur

noun
mi·​grain·​eur | \ ˌmē-gre-ˈnər How to pronounce migraineur (audio) , ˌmī-grā-ˈnər \

Definition of migraineur

: an individual who experiences migraines

Examples of migraineur in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But why are migraineurs more sensitive to CGRP—or produce too much of it—in the first place? Emily Underwood, Science | AAAS, 18 May 2018 And only a handful of brain imaging studies have actually shown hints of CSD in human migraineurs. Emily Underwood, Science | AAAS, 18 May 2018 That suggested migraineurs are unusually sensitive to the peptide’s effects, Oleson says. Emily Underwood, Science | AAAS, 18 May 2018 Although the most debilitating element of migraine is the pain, the most distinctive (and fascinating for neurologists like us) is the aura, which affects about a third of migraineurs. R. Allan Purdy, Scientific American, 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of migraineur

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for migraineur

probably from migraine + -eur (as in entrepreneur)

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The first known use of migraineur was in 1970

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“Migraineur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/migraineur. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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migraineur

noun
mi·​grain·​eur | \ ˌmē-gre-ˈnər How to pronounce migraineur (audio) \

Medical Definition of migraineur

: an individual who experiences migraines

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