seizure

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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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These results expand our understanding of brain seizure activity and we hope it will someday enable us to develop more effective ways to detect and treat seizure disorders.
Nine days on she had a brain seizure and tumours were found.
Langfield has been ever–present in the Aberdeen goal after overcoming a life–threatening brain seizure last year and wants to mark being given the all–clear by going all the way in the Cup.
ATTITUDE Langfield revealed that his attitude and approach to the game have changed since suffering a life-threatening brain seizure and undergoing surgery last year - and he insists his team-mates have played a major role in helping him find his feet again.
Rebecca suffered a serious brain seizure and the nurse called in an emergency crash team.
He had spent years exorcising the guilt he felt over the death of his brother, who'd suffered a brain seizure similar to Matt's when he was 25.
The deadly drug wreaks havoc on the body and the effects can include heart irregularities, blood pressure rises, possibility of a brain seizure, strokes, convulsions and heart attack.
Eighteen years later - after surviving two strokes, a brain seizure and overcoming mild dementia - he is committed to empowering HIV sufferers.
Considering former Houston Astros manager Larry Dierker once suffered a serious brain seizure during a game, the title of his new book, ``This Ain't Brain Surgery: How to Win the Pennant Without Losing Your Mind'' (Simon & Schuster, $25, 289 pages), should be enough of an indication he doesn't take himself too seriously.
The 33-year-old's brush with death following a brain seizure last summer was no joking matter.
A SHOP worker who suffered a brain seizure after being stabbed with a syringe, sits up in bed after making a miracle recovery.
MOTHERWELL captain Phil O'Donnell has died after suffering a brain seizure during yesterday's SPL clash with Dundee United.
Jahanzaib, originally from Sialkot in Pakistan, collapsed with a suspected brain seizure after he and a workmate confronted the raider who tried to flee with the shop's takings shortly before 10pm on Saturday.
He had been transferred from his secure unit after suffering a suspected brain seizure on Monday.