Meaning of tic douloureux

tic dou•lou•reux

Pronunciation: (tik' d"lu-r' Fr. tēk d-l-rœ'), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. paroxysmal darting pain and muscular twitching in the face, evoked by rubbing certain points of the face. Also called
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