Definition of Catalepsis. Meaning of Catalepsis. Synonyms of Catalepsis

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Definition of Catalepsis

Catalepsis
Catalepsy Cat"a*lep`sy, Catalepsis Cat`a*lep"sis, n. [NL. catalepsis, fr. Gr. ? a seizure, fr. ? to seize upon; kata` down + ? to take, seize.] (Med.) A sudden suspension of sensation and volition, the body and limbs preserving the position that may be given them, while the action of the heart and lungs continues.

Meaning of Catalepsis from wikipedia

- Catalepsy (from Ancient Gr**** katálēpsis, κατάληψις, "seizing, grasping") is a nervous condition characterized by muscular rigidity and fixity of posture...
- Behaviour 74, 1669–1674 (2007) Male induction of female quiescence / catalepsis during courtship in the spider, Agelenopsis aperta. 142, 57–70 (2004)...
- in semi-evergreen forest of Puerto Rico. It is highly cryptic, using catalepsis. Santiago-Blay, JA; Maldonado-Capriles, J (1988). "Observations on the...
- Lebbeus brandti (Bražnikov, 1907) Lebbeus carinatus Zarenkov, 1976 Lebbeus catalepsis Jensen, 1987 Lebbeus clarehannah McCallum & Poore, 2010 Lebbeus comanthi...
- or as a visual signal for other spiders. After the courtship happens, catalepsis occurs, which is a key part of the mating sequence for members of the...
- ossium mollities 19 Mola imaginaria 20 Aquaemetus 21 Senexrabiosus 22 Catalepsis ex amore 23 Pollicis tremor, a detractione sanguinis 24 Hydrocephalus...
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