akinetic seizure


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a·ton·ic sei·zure

a seizure characterized by sudden, brief (1-2 second) loss of muscle tone, involving postural muscles; the term usually applies to bilaterally synchronous events.
Synonym(s): akinetic seizure

akinetic seizure

a type of seizure disorder observed in children. It is a brief, generalized seizure in which the child suddenly falls to the ground.