Epileptogenic zone



epileptogenic zone n.
A cortical region of the brain that, when stimulated, produces spontaneous seizure or aura.

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  • Epileptogenic

    /ˌɛpɪˌlɛptəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. causing an epileptic attack epileptogenic ep·i·lep·to·gen·ic (ěp’ə-lěp’tə-jěn’ĭk) or ep·i·lep·tog·e·nous (ěp’ə-lěp-tŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Having the capacity to induce epilepsy.

  • Epileptoid

    /ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling epilepsy epileptoid ep·i·lep·toid (ěp’ə-lěp’toid’) adj. Resembling epilepsy or any of its symptoms.



  • Epilimnetic

    [ep-uh-lim-nee-on, -uh n] /ˌɛp əˈlɪm niˌɒn, -ən/ noun, plural epilimnia [ep-uh-lim-nee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈlɪm ni ə/ (Show IPA) 1. (in certain lakes) the layer of water above the thermocline. /ˌɛpɪˈlɪmnɪən/ noun 1. the upper layer of water in a lake

  • Epilimnion

    [ep-uh-lim-nee-on, -uh n] /ˌɛp əˈlɪm niˌɒn, -ən/ noun, plural epilimnia [ep-uh-lim-nee-uh] /ˌɛp əˈlɪm ni ə/ (Show IPA) 1. (in certain lakes) the layer of water above the thermocline. /ˌɛpɪˈlɪmnɪən/ noun 1. the upper layer of water in a lake



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