Definition of Anticonvulsive

1. a. Good against convulsions.



Definition of Anticonvulsive

1. Adjective. Acting against or serving to prevent convulsions. ¹

2. Noun. Any anticonvulsant drug. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anticonvulsive

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Medical Definition of Anticonvulsive

1. Good against convulsions. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anticonvulsive

anticonsumerism
anticonsumerist
anticonsumerists
anticonsumers
anticontagion
anticontagionist
anticontagionists
anticontagious
anticontra
anticontraception
anticontraceptive
anticontrol
anticonvulsant
anticonvulsant drug
anticonvulsants
anticonvulsive (current term)
anticonvulsives
anticopying
anticopyright
anticor
anticore
anticorporate
anticorporation
anticorrelate
anticorrelated
anticorrelates
anticorrelation
anticorrelations
anticorrosion
anticorrosive

Literary usage of Anticonvulsive

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1. Therapeutic Gazette (1899)
"Here again I fail to see any possible benefit to be derived from opium that cannot be obtained by the use of other drugs more directly anticonvulsive and ..."

2. Disability Evaluation Under Social Security edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Determination of blood levels of phenytoin sodium or other anticonvulsive drugs may serve to indicate whether the prescribed medication is being taken. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1847)
"In the last such marked benefit and cures were produced, that the Hemp •was pronounced an anticonvulsive remedy of the greatest value. ..."

4. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"The anticonvulsive effect of AMG was reversed in a dose- dependent manner by exogenous CORT and by the MR agonist deoxycorticosterone, but not by the GR ..."

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