brow-ague

French translation: Névralgie du front

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English term or phrase:brow-ague
French translation:Névralgie du front
Entered by: wallwork

17:15 Oct 29, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: brow-ague
Comment traduire "brow-ague" qui, au dix-neuvième siècle, désigne une forme de migraine durant entre 6 et 12 heures, et présentant des symptômes proches de la névralgie du trijumeau, se cantonnant à l'une de ses branches ("névralgie supra-orbitale")? La traduction devrait, cependant, rendre compte du sens populaire de "brow-ague"...
wallwork
Local time: 04:32
Névralgie du front
Explanation:
Brow Ague
Neuralgia of the brow of an intermittent character, supposed to be due to malaria. [Appleton1904]
http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/EnglishA.htm

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Nathalie Bendavid
Canada
Local time: 22:32


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Névralgie du front


Explanation:
Brow Ague
Neuralgia of the brow of an intermittent character, supposed to be due to malaria. [Appleton1904]
http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/EnglishA.htm



Nathalie Bendavid
Canada
Local time: 22:32
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