Definition of Epileptoid

1. a. Resembling epilepsy; as, epileptoid convulsions.



Definition of Epileptoid

1. Adjective. (medicine) Resembling epilepsy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epileptoid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Epileptoid

1. Resembling epilepsy; as, epileptoid convulsions. Origin: Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epileptoid

epilepsy with myoclonic absences
epileptic
epileptic dementia
epileptic seizure
epileptical
epileptically
epileptick
epileptics
epileptiform
epileptiform neuralgia
epileptogeneses
epileptogenesis
epileptogenic
epileptogenic zone
epileptogenous
epileptoid (current term)
epileptologist
epileptology
epilimnia
epilimnion
epilimnions
epilith
epilithic
epiliths
epilog
epilogation
epilogic
epilogical
epilogism

Literary usage of Epileptoid

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1882)
"epileptoid Varieties of Hystero-Epilepsy. By CHARLES K. MILLS, MD . 6.M III.—Hereditary Tendency. By WILLIAM A. HAMMOND, MD 695 IV. ..."

2. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1878)
"... Rejoinder to the Ministerial Reply—The Pope's epileptoid fits —Clerical Abuses Bill rejected by the Senate —Election of a Pope—Jubilee of Pius IX. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1884)
"The treatment of cases in which epileptoid attacks occur, either with »r without the occurrence of epilepsia gravior, ia essentially the same as in сал» of ..."

4. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite, N. B. Delamater (1901)
"EPILEPSY AND epileptoid. These conditions are identical in their ... Etiology of epileptoid—There is no kind of irritation that from long action may not ..."

5. Clinical Medicine: A Systematic Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of by Austin Flint (1879)
"EPILEPSY AND epileptoid AFFECTIONS. Epilepsy is a paroxysmal disease, the clinical characteristics being sudden coma with tonic and clonic convulsions, ..."

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