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Synonyms for convulse

to cause to move to and fro violently

Synonyms for convulse

make someone convulse with laughter

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be overcome with laughter

move or stir about violently

shake uncontrollably

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contract involuntarily, as in a spasm

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DISCUSSION: There is ample evidence now that magnesium sulphate is the anti convulsant of choice, in women with severe pre eclampsia to prevent the onset of eclampsia, and to reduce the number of seizures in patients of eclampsia.
Anticonvulsant activity of ginseng on seizures induced by chemical convulsants.
The data on Anti Convulsant activity is presented in Table I.
Table I: Data on Anti Convulsant Activity of new 2-{(benzalamino-4-hydroxybenzyl) (1,3,4)-oxadiazino[6,5-b]} Indole derivatives (V) showing the Mean [+ or -]SD(n = 6)onset of time (min) for convulsions.
Picrotoxin, a specific GABAA-chloride channel blocker, is used in chemical convulsant models in animal studies.
A] receptor convulsant site is the primary mechanism of seizure induction by RDX and that reduction of GABAergic inhibitory transmission in the amygdala is involved in the generation of RDX-induced seizures.
Pentylenetetrazole, picrotoxin and strychnine are all convulsant agents (Nicoll, 2001; Rang et al.
After 24 hr exposure, the contaminant water was replaced with clean media and embryos were nurtured until the chemical convulsant trial, as described previously (Tiedeken and Ramsdell 2009).
A decrease in general activity and an elevation of the pentylenetetrazole minimal convulsant dose for rats were observed after Cz essential oil exposure.
Key words: Nantenine, Aporphine, Alkaloid, Anticonvulsant activity, Convulsant activity
Dissociation of [35S]t-butylbicyclophosphorothionate binding differentiates convulsant and depressant drugs that modulate GABAergic transmission.
Nikki Coyle, who is now 19, was left so weak by the cocktail of anti- convulsant drugs and steroids prescribed by the disgraced doctor between 1998 and 2000, she could barely summon the energy to lift her head or feed herself.
Anti convulsant drugs can be used to obtain sufficient pain relief.
The author has organized the main bulk of the text in thirty-seven chapters devoted to white powders and dusty agents, nerve agents of several different types, sulfur-based vesicants, nitrogen-based vesicants, arsenic-based vesicants, urticants, convulsants, and several other potential weapons.
convulsants "Then I started to get fit physically but emotionally it was difficult for a long time.