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  • noun

Synonyms for seizure

Synonyms for seizure

the act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding

the act of taking something for oneself

a seizing and holding by law

the act of taking quick and forcible possession of

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for seizure

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

the act of taking of a person by force

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The Aberdeen keeper made his welcome return between the sticks at United's St Andrews training base after returning to full fitness following a brain seizure back in May.
Martin Goymour, director at Banham Zoo near Diss, Norfolk, said a brain seizure or fit was the most likely reason.
Researchers at MGH have insisted that it was not the baby aspirin-sized neural implant that caused the brain seizures, which left Veillette hospitalized for four months.
30pm ITV) LEANNE, pictured right, resorts to desperate measures tonight to prove that Nick is faking his brain seizures, but his health problems are overshadowed by our concerns for Eccles.
Pioneering approach to eliminating or reducing brain seizures offers a comprehensive array of diagnostic and treatment options for epilepsy patients in Michigan and Midwest.
The words don't come easy Vickie suffered two brain seizures recently.
She explains brain seizures, how to recognize silent or partial seizures, diagnosing and treating them and co-occurring conditions, and neurofeedback and other treatments, ending with the stories of other families and the perspective of a psychiatrist.
Specifically, they explored an ion channel called HCN1, which is suppressed in response to brain seizures, injuries and infections that lead to epilepsy, hoping to find the long-sought mechanism that triggers epileptic activity in previously normal brain cells.
California researchers probed the neural roots of the mind's eye in four men and five women suffering from severe, uncontrollable brain seizures.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today sued Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST) for violating California law with its marketing of highly-caffeinated energy drinks to children as young as six-years-old, despite scientific findings that such products may cause "significant morbidity in adolescents" from elevated blood pressure, brain seizures, and severe cardiac events.
While there, she suffers a series of brain seizures as a result of the intensive treatment and her family are told she has only 12 hours to live.
Severe brain seizures afflicted Beth shortly after birth, Jon by age 4, and Kate at age 9.
Eight-times-married Liz has had two brain seizures since her operation to remove a benign tumour and has become a virtual recluse for fear of suffering another.
Brain seizures start similar cascades of cell death, Steinberg said.
19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence that a biological mechanism long suspected in epilepsy is capable of triggering brain seizures - opening the door for studies to seek improved treatments or even preventative therapies.