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acephalgic

adjective ace·phal·gic \ ˌā-sə-ˈfal-jik \

medical Definition of acephalgic

of a migraine
: characterized by visual sensations (such as flashing or flickering lights) without an accompanying headache
  • Approximately 20% of migraineurs may experience acephalgic attacks of migraine at one time or another.
  • —Donald M. PedersenThe Journal of Family PracticeMay 1991

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