epileptoid


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epileptiform

 [ep″ĭ-lep´tĭ-form]
1. resembling epilepsy or its manifestations.
2. occurring in severe or sudden paroxysms.

ep·i·lep·toid

(ep'i-lep'toyd),
Resembling epilepsy; denoting certain convulsions, especially of functional nature.
Synonym(s): epileptiform
[G. epilēpsia, seizure, epilepsy, + eidos, resemblance]

epileptoid

/ep·i·lep·toid/ (-lep´toid) epileptiform.

epileptoid

(ĕp′ə-lĕp′toid′)
adj.
Resembling epilepsy or any of its symptoms.

ep·i·lep·toid

(ep'i-lep'toyd)
Resembling epilepsy; denoting certain convulsions, especially of functional nature.
Synonym(s): epileptiform.
[G. epilēpsia, seizure, epilepsy, + eidos, resemblance]

epileptoid

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First, epileptoid twitches; second, the grands mouvements of the body including the signature position of the hysterical attack, the body arched from head to foot (the arc de cercle); third, the attitudes passionelles, indicating words and movements accompanying hallucinations; and finally, the delire terminal, or cool-down stage.