Definition of Seizures

1. Noun. (plural of seizure) ¹



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Definition of Seizures

1. seizure [n] - See also: seizure

Medical Definition of Seizures

1. Attacks of cerebral origin consisting of sudden and transitory abnormal phenomena of a motor, sensory, autonomic or psychic nature resulting from transient dysfunction of the brain. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seizures

seizes
seizes up
seizes upon
seizin
seizing
seizing up
seizing upon
seizings
seizins
seizor
seizors
seizure
seizure-alert dog
seizureless
seizurelike
seizures (current term)
sejant
sejeant
sejoin
sejoined
sejoining
sejoins
sejunct
sejunction
sejunctions
sejungible
sekaninaite
sekaninaites
sekanjabin
seke

Literary usage of Seizures

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1. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1877-1945 by Clayton D. Laurie, Ronald H. Cole (1997)
"Despite the lack of a firm statutory base, planning for probable plant seizures began in the War Department almost a year before Pearl Harbor. ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Furthermore, many other types of relatively short seizures are erroneously called petit mal in order to distinguish them from grand mal seizures, ..."

3. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"DOWNING STREET, September 13, With reference to your letter of the 2nd institut, and to previous correspondence respei ting the seizures of Canadian sealers ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1884)
"ON THE ARTIFICIAL -INDUCTION OF CONVULSIVE seizures. BY FRANCIS X. DERCUM, MD, PH. ... We present an account of these seizures which may be induced at will. ..."

5. Institutes of American Law by John Bouvier (1854)
"Of jurisdiction in cases of seizures on land, and of forfeitures. 2629. The civil jurisdiction of the district court extends to seizures on land, ..."

6. Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System: Delivered at La Salpêtrière by Jean Martin Charcot (1879)
"... seizures in old cases of hemiplegia. Importance of temperature in diagnosis. Periods in disseminated sclerosis. First, second, and third periods. ..."

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