hysteric convulsion

(redirected from psychogenic convulsion)

hys·ter·ic con·vul·sion

, hysteroid convulsion
convulsions resulting from conversion disorder (for which hysteria is an older form). See: psychogenic seizure. Compare: somatoform disorder.

hysteric convulsion

a violent involuntary contraction and relaxation of the skeletal muscles marked by spasmodic muscular contractions with no organic cause.

hys·ter·ic con·vul·sion

(his-ter'ik kŏn-vŭl'shŭn)
Convulsions resulting from conversion disorder (for which hysteria is an older form).
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