Grand-mal synonyms

gränmäl, grandmal
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(Medicine) A form of epilepsy where the seizures are characterized as minor, the person becomes vacant or unaware, but not involving spasms and unconsciousness. These seizures are usually brief, lasting up to 30 seconds, and may include twitching. A formal medical term would be absence seizures.
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A seizure that originates from multiple brain foci and is characterized by general rather than localized neurologic symptoms, may be tonic-clonic, and may progress from a focal seizure.
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a seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body
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epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking
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epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking
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Find another word for grand-mal. In this page you can discover 5 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for grand-mal, like: petit-mal, generalized seizure, epilepsia-major, grand mal epilepsy and generalized epilepsy.