Definition of Seizure. Meaning of Seizure. Synonyms of Seizure

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Definition of Seizure

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Disseizure
Disseizure Dis*sei"zure (?; 135), n. Disseizin. --Speed.
Reseizure
Reseizure Re*sei"zure (r?-s?"zh?r; 135), n. A second seizure; the act of seizing again. --Bacon.

Meaning of Seizure from wikipedia

- An epileptic seizure, informally known as a seizure, is a period of symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain...
- neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods...
- A generalized tonic–clonic seizure, or GTCS, previously known as a Grand mal seizure, is a type of generalized seizure that produces bilateral, convulsive...
- The Grand Mosque seizure lasted from 20 November 1979 to 4 December 1979, when extremist militants in Saudi Arabia calling for the overthrow of the House...
- The term seizure threshold is used to describe the balance between excitatory (glutaminergic) and inhibitory (GABA-ergic) forces in the brain which affect...
- Absence seizures are one of several kinds of generalized seizures. These seizures are sometimes referred to as petit mal seizures (from the French for...
- Focal seizures (also called partial seizures and localized seizures) are seizures which affect initially only one hemisphere of the brain. The brain is...
- Look up seizure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Seizure may refer to: Seizure (album), a 1989 album by New Zealand musician Chris Knox Seizure (Cook...
- A febrile seizure, also known as a fever fit or febrile convulsion, is a seizure ****ociated with an increased body temperature but without any intracranial...
- An atonic seizure (also called drop seizure, akinetic seizure, astatic seizure, or drop attack) is a type of seizure that consists of partial or complete...