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  • n  a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men

  • That is, the severe abdominal pain which fluctuates with attacks of migraine (megrim, hemicrania).

  • Nick Nairn in The Herald
    TV chef Nick Nairn said: "Megrim is delicious and a great fish to cook with, very similar to sole. It makes absolute sense that it should be brought to the Scottish market because it is being landed in Scottish ports."
  • Tom Aikens in Times Online
    There are huge numbers of fish that nobody's eating,says Aikens. "Coley, dab and pouting, for instance. Even mackerel and sardines aren't as popular as they used to be. A few years ago, megrim sole was something you gave to the cat - but...

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