Definition of Convulsion. Meaning of Convulsion. Synonyms of Convulsion

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Definition of Convulsion

Convulsion
Convulsion Con*vul"sion, n. [L. convulsio: cf. F. convulsion.] 1. (Med.) An unnatural, violent, and unvoluntary contraction of the muscular parts of an animal body. 2. Any violent and irregular motion or agitation; a violent shaking; a tumult; a commotion. Those two massy pillars, With horrible convulsion, to and fro He tugged, he shook, till down they came. --Milton. Times of violence and convulsion. --Ames. Syn: Agitation; commotion; tumult; disturbance.

Meaning of Convulsion from wikipedia

- include convulsions, the term convulsion is sometimes used as a synonym for seizure. However, not all epileptic seizures lead to convulsions, and not...
- In neurourology, post-micturition convulsion syndrome (PMCS), also known informally as pee shivers, is the experience of shivering during or after urination...
- psychiatric treatment in which seizures in the brain (without muscular convulsions) are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from mental disorders...
- A febrile seizure, also known as a fever fit or febrile convulsion, is a seizure ****ociated with a high body temperature but without any serious underlying...
- epileptic encephalopathy", "infantile myoclonic encephalopathy", "jackknife convulsions", "m****ive myoclonia" and "Salaam spasms". The term "infantile spasms"...
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- have convulsions. Typically this happens only irregularly and then only for a few seconds, and not more than a few minutes at the most. Convulsions are...
- Skeletal muscles will start to contract and relax rapidly, causing convulsions. These may range from exaggerated twitches of the limbs to violent shaking...
- induce nausea or vomiting. Antispasmodic Blepharospasm Cadaveric spasm Convulsion Cramp Cricopharyngeal spasm Ejaculation Epileptic seizure Jactitation...
- initially released in 1990 through French independent label Intellectual Convulsion and reissued in 1992 by Century Media. Eyehategod was formed in 1988 and...
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