TITLE

seizure

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1966
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "seizure" is presented. The term refers to clinically detectable event caused by a sudden discharge of electrical activity in the brain. It also refers to sudden attack of pain, disease or specific symptoms. In absence seizure, a person experiences a sudden, brief lapse of consciousness, usually for about 2 to 10 sec.
ACCESSION #
21245207

 

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