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Medical Term:

seizure

Pronunciation: se'zhur

Definition:

  1. An attack; the sudden onset of a disease or of certain symptoms.
  2. An epileptic attack.

Synonym(s): convulsion2

[O. Fr. seisir, to grasp, fr. Germanic]

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