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Spanish Word of the Day: Migraña

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Migraña

Síntomas de enfermedades II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/20/2013
Word: Migraña
mi-GRA-ña (sustantivo femenino)
English: Migraine
Etymology: Del lat. hemicranĭa, y este del gr. ἡμικρανία)
Meaning: 1. f. Cefalea recurrente e intensa, localizada en un lado de la cabeza y relacionada con alteraciones vasculares del cerebro.
Topic:Síntomas de enfermedades II
Example:

Sufrí dos ataques de migraña que me hicieron cerrar puertas y ventanas y esconderme bajo una manta en mi cuarto, mordiendo los labios y rogando que todo terminara pronto.Paz Soldán, Edmundo.La materia del deseo.Alfaguara (Madrid), 2002

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