HyperDic: epileptic_seizure

English > 1 sense of the expression epileptic seizure:
NOUNstateepileptic seizureconvulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness
English > epileptic seizure: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningconvulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness.
Part ofepilepsyA disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
Narrowergrand mal, generalized seizure, epilepsia majorA seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body
petit mal, epilepsia minorA seizure of short duration characterized by momentary unconsciousness and local muscle spasms or twitching
BroaderconvulsionViolent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
Spanishataque epiléptico
Catalanatac epilèptic

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