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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 Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books, Market House Books Ltd. Staff

akinetic epilepsy a form of epilepsy in which there is a sudden loss of muscular tonicity, making the patient fall with momentary loss of consciousness. akinetic mutism a state of complete physical unresponsiveness although the patient's ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

akinetic epilepsy A petit mal seizure characterized hy a sudden muscular collapse accompanied hy ...

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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