fulgurating [ful′gyoorəntful′gyoorāt΄iŋ]
flashing or sudden, like lightning [a fulgurating pain]: also fulgurant [ful′gyoorənt]

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  • Fulgurating — Ful gu*ra ting, a. (Med.) Resembling lightning; used to describe intense lancinating pains accompanying locomotor ataxy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulgurating — /ful gyeuh ray ting/, adj. Med. (of pains) sharp and piercing. [1670 80; FULGURATE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fulgurating — 1. SYN: fulgurant. 2. Relating to fulguration …   Medical dictionary

  • fulgurating — adj. sharp, pinching (about a pain)v. flash like lightning; destroy using electricity (such as a tumor, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fulgurating — /ˈfʊlgjəreɪtɪŋ/ (say foolgyuhrayting), /ˈfʌl / (say ful ) adjective (of pains) sharp and intermittent, like flashes of lightning …  

  • fulgurating — adjective sharp and piercing • Similar to: ↑sharp • Topics: ↑medicine, ↑medical specialty * * * /ful gyeuh ray ting/, adj. Med. (of pains) sharp and piercing. [1670 80; FULGURATE + ING2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • fulgurate — fulguration, n. /ful gyeuh rayt /, v., fulgurated, fulgurating. v.i. 1. to flash or dart like lightning. v.t. 2. Med. to destroy (esp. an abnormal growth) by electricity. [1670 80; < L fulguratus, ptp. of fulgurare to flash, glitter, lighten,… …   Universalium

  • fulgurant — Sharp and piercing. Cf.:fulminant. SYN: fulgurating (1). [L. fulgur, flashing lightning] * * * see fulminating * * * ful·gu·rant (fulґgu rənt) [L. fulgurans, from fulgur lightning] coming and going like a flash of lightning …   Medical dictionary

  • migraine — A symptom complex occurring periodically and characterized by pain in the head (usually unilateral), vertigo, nausea and vomiting, photophobia, and scintillating appearances of light. Classified as classic m., common m., cluster headache,… …   Medical dictionary

  • ablaze — Synonyms and related words: afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, alight, ardent, bathed with light, bespangled, blazing, boiling over, breathless, brightened, burning, candent, candescent, candlelit, comburent, conflagrant, cordial, delirious, drunk,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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