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Medical Term:

aura

Pronunciation: aw′ră, -rē

Definition:

  1. Epileptic ictal phenomenon perceived only by the patient.
  2. Subjective symptom at the onset of a migraine headache.

[L. breeze, odor, gleam of light]

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