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me·grim

(mē'grim),
Obsolete term for migraine.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

megrim

(mē′grĭm)
n.
1. A migraine.
2. often megrims A caprice or fancy.
3. megrims Depression or unhappiness: "If these megrims are the effect of Love, thank Heaven, I never knew what it was" (Samuel Richardson).
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