Seizure



noun
1.
the act or an instance of seizing.
2.
the state of being seized.
3.
a taking possession of an item, property, or person legally or by force.
4.
a sudden attack, as of epilepsy or some other disease.
noun
1.
the act or an instance of seizing or the state of being seized
2.
(pathol) a sudden manifestation or recurrence of a disease, such as an epileptic convulsion

seizure sei·zure (sē’zhər)
n.
A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy.
seizure
(sē’zhər)
A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram. See also epilepsy.

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