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convulsive

 [kon-vul´siv]
pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a convulsion.

con·vul·sive

(kon-vŭl'siv),
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.

convulsive

(kən-vŭl′sĭv)
adj.
1. Marked by or having the nature of convulsions.
2. Having or producing convulsions.

con·vul′sive·ly adv.
con·vul′sive·ness n.

con·vul·sive

(kŏn-vŭl'siv)
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.

convulsive

pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a convulsion.

convulsive ergotism
see ergot1.
convulsive foal syndrome
see neonatal maladjustment syndrome.
convulsive seizure

Patient discussion about convulsive

Q. my friend has convulsions what can i do to make it stop and improve his life quality?

A. what type of convulsions? my best friend is epileptic, but as long as he get's his meds and sleep well- nothing ever happens. i know that as a child all my friend ever wanted was to go to school like everyone else... and to go to school trips without being afraid.

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She was still in an excited, hysterical state, laughing convulsively at nothing and everything.
Soundless, as it had fought, it died, and though weak from pain and loss of blood, it was with an emotion of triumphant pride that I stepped across its convulsively stiffening corpse to snatch up the most potent secret of a world.
The witch-doctor shook convulsively and closed his eyes.
There was no sound, barely a struggle of the convulsively stiffening old muscles, and then, with a push from De Vac, the body lunged forward into the Thames, where a dull splash marked the end of the last hope that Prince Richard might be rescued from the clutches of his Nemesis.
As to poor Cornelius, he gradually loosened his hold of the bars, which his fingers still grasped convulsively.
The Fish, panting convulsively, thus entreated for his life: "O Sir, what good can I be to you, and how little am I worth?
His head was buried in his hands, and his shoulders were heaving convulsively as with sobs.
Her hand had convulsively clutched her fan, and she held her breath.
Said Chinaman convulsively wrestles with one of his many Gods or Devils, perhaps, and snarls horribly.
He tightened his arm almost convulsively round Maggie as she sobbed, but his face looked rigid and tearless, his eyes blank,--as if a black curtain of cloud had suddenly fallen on his path.
That suggestion, "unthinkable and unbearably awful," made him "tremble convulsively for a long time.
Ned Beaumont's body and arms and legs jerked convulsively and three times he groaned (86-90)