a condition in which repeated epileptic seizures occur without the patient gaining consciousness between them. If untreated for a prolonged period it can lead to long-term disability or death
status epilepticus status ep·i·lep·ti·cus (ěp’ə-lěp’tĭ-kəs)
A condition in which one major attack of epilepsy succeeds another with little or no intermission.
noun 1. the position of an individual in relation to another or others, especially in regard to social or professional standing. 2. state or condition of affairs: Arbitration has failed to change the status of the disagreement. 3. Law. the standing of a person before the law. adjective 4. conferring or believed to confer elevated […]
noun, Sociology. 1. a social stratum sharing the same lifestyle or occupation and having the same level of prestige.
noun, Canadian. 1. a member of any of the numerous indigenous groups registered as Indians under the federal Indian Act, having special rights and privileges and usually living on a reservation. status Indian noun 1. (Canadian) a member of a native Canadian people who is registered as an Indian under the federal Indian Act
noun 1. the existing state or condition. noun 1. the status quo, the existing state of affairs status quo definition The existing order of things; present customs, practices, and power relations: “People with money are often content with the status quo.” From Latin, meaning “the state in which.” The existing condition or state of affairs, […]