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akinetic epilepsy

Definition of the noun akinetic epilepsy

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  1. epilepsy characterized by akinesia
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: epilepsy = a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions

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Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

akinetic epilepsy A type of petit mal epilepsy (q.v.). akinetic mania See mania. akinetic mutism First used by H. Cairns in (and hence also known as Cairn stupor) to describe a state of disturbed consciousness due to a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Neuropsychology (2012)

by Diana M. Goodwin

AKINETIC EPILEPSY: (in adults) characterized by a sudden fall to the ground without warning; unawareness of the fall; usually gets up immediately; usually affects middle-aged obese women without history of epilepsy; often associated with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

akinetic epilepsy a form of epilepsy in which there is a sudden ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

akinetic seizure See AKINETIC EPILEPSY. akinetic stupor A disorder characterized by rigidity, postural catatonia, mutism, absence of emotional signs, ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

akinetic epilepsy See epilepsy, akinetic. akinetic mutism See mutism, akinetic. alanine aminotransferase An enzyme normally present in liver, skeletal muscle, and heart cells. Abbreviated ALT.

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