major epilepsy n.
See grand mal.
[mey-juh-ret] /ˌmeɪ dʒəˈrɛt/ noun 1. . /ˌmeɪdʒəˈrɛt/ noun 1. See drum majorette n. “baton-twirler,” 1941, short for drum-majorette (1938), fem. of drum-major (1590s). The perfect majorette is a pert, shapely, smiling extrovert, who loves big, noisy crowds and knows how to make those crowds love her. [“Life” magazine, Oct. 10, 1938] (The article notes that […]
noun 1. a military officer ranking next below a lieutenant general and next above a brigadier general. noun 1. (military) an officer immediately junior to a lieutenant general
noun, Immunology. 1. . noun 1. the full name for MHC major histocompatibility complex n. Abbr. MHC A chromosomal segment that codes for cell-surface histocompatibility antigens and is the principal determinant of tissue type and transplant compatibility. Also called HLA complex. major histocompatibility complex (mā’jər) A group of genes that code for cell-surface histocompatibility antigens […]
- Major hysteria
major hysteria n. A syndrome characterized by a first stage of aura, a second stage of epileptoid convulsions, a third stage of tonic and clonic spasms, a fourth stage of dramatic behavior, and a fifth stage of delirium.