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, formally known as a seizure, is a period of symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Outward...
- neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods...
- Absence seizures are one of several kinds of generalized seizures. These seizures are sometimes referred to as petit mal seizures (from the French for...
- A generalized tonic–clonic seizure, commonly known as a grand mal seizure or GTCS, is a type of generalized seizure that produces bilateral, convulsive...
- Focal seizures (also called partial seizures and localized seizures) are seizures which affect initially only one hemisphere of the brain. The brain is...
- 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...
- Seizure may refer to: Seizure (album), a 1989 album by New Zealand musician Chris Knox Seizure (Cook novel), a 2003 novel by Robin Cook Seizure (film)...
- An atonic seizure (also called drop seizure, akinetic seizure or drop attack) is a type of seizure that consists of partial or complete loss of muscle...
- Generally, seizures are observed in patients who are not afflicted with epilepsy. There are many causes of seizures. Organ failure, certain medications...
- The term seizure threshold is used to describe the balance between excitatory (glutaminergic) and inhibitory (GABA-ergic) forces in the brain which affect...