(redirected from Epileptic seizures)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • 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

References in periodicals archive ?
State of the Art Approach to the Classification of Epileptic Seizures and Epilepsies.
Iasemidis, "Control of synchronization of brain dynamics leads to control of epileptic seizures in rodents," Int.
A tiny transmitter three times the width of a human hair can be implanted below the scalp to detect the signs of an epileptic seizure before it occurs.
What the drug is for: Sodium valproate is one of a number of medicines used to control epileptic seizures.
That group of therapies includes radiation and local drug perfusion, which control severe epileptic seizures, said Dr.
But in the last 20 years, the strides in neuroimaging have allowed doctors to map the brain and better evaluate where epileptic seizures originate.
The 96 persons were divided into three groups on the basis of a history of epileptic seizures (ES, n=17), physical examination of SCN by palpation (n=32), or good health (including no ES or SCN; n=47).
The Selo family from New Malden, Surrey, have travelled from Britain for revoluntionary life-saving surgery at the Royal Childrens Hospital in Melbourne which they hope will cure Sebastian of epileptic seizures caused by a brain tumour.
Terrance Parker has fought through the court system for 23 years to be allowed to use marijuana to help control his epileptic seizures, which even brain surgery could not control.
But a year later, Alex died from epileptic seizures brought on by the trauma of the attack.
There are generally two types of epileptic seizures.
As the disease progresses, the entire hand will start twitching, them the arm and face, until one side of the body is ravaged with epileptic seizures.
He repeatedly calls Coelho a "would-be priest," referring to the lawmaker's early desire to enter the priesthood, an ambition thwarted by a teen-age car accident and the Catholic church's inscrutable rule barring men subject to epileptic seizures from the priesthood.
2010 proposals articulated radical changes in terms of concepts and definitions of the previously published classifications (Table 1) and put forward new classifications for epileptic seizures (Table 2 and Table 3), epilepsies and electroclinical syndromes (Table 4) (6).
The 31-year-old rapper, who suffers from epileptic seizures, has become the victim of death hoax several times.