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noun, Pathology.
[tik doo-luh-roo; French teek doo-loo-rœ] /ˈtɪk ˌdu ləˈru; French tik du luˈrœ/
noun, Pathology.
paroxysmal darting pain and muscular twitching in the face, evoked by rubbing certain points of the face.
/ˈtɪk ˌduːləˈruː/
a condition of momentary stabbing pain along the trigeminal nerve Also called trigeminal neuralgia

1800, French, literally “painful twitching;” see tic.

tic douloureux tic dou·lou·reux (dōō’lə-rōō’)
See trigeminal neuralgia.


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