seize

(redirected from seized upon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

seize

(sēz)
v. seized, seizing, seizes
v.tr.
v.intr.
To exhibit signs of seizure activity, often with convulsions.

seiz′a·ble adj.
seiz′er n.

Patient discussion about seize

Q. after breaking both my tib and fib in my ankle - my joint has now seized up completely - is this a normal occu I have been told my ankle koint may never work again - has this ever happened to anyone else - and if so, what route did you take next - either a dusion or ankle replacement, which would you recommend? Any advice would be great Thanks you in advance

A. here is an article that might give you an idea:

http://www.aaos.org/news/aaosnow/may08/clinical6.asp

tell me if this is what you looked for.

More discussions about seize
References in classic literature ?
In the hasty furnishing of this Aladdin's palace, the slaves of the ring had evidently seized upon anything that would add to its glory, without reference always to fitness.
Whenever Pearl saw anything to excite her ever active and wandering curiosity, she flew thitherward, and, as we might say, seized upon that man or thing as her own property, so far as she desired it, but without yielding the minutest degree of control over her motions in requital.
TEAM LLANDOVERY PONTYPRIDD 10 24 PONTYPRIDD inflicted the first home defeat of the season on the much improved Drovers thanks to a very decisive first-half performance Two horrendous mistakes from Llandovery wing Jake Randall were seized upon by predatory wing Matthew Nuthall and a third try came the way of Rhys Downes.
On 1 October 2011, the 20th and last installment of this bond will be paid, whereby all individuals and firms whose foreign exchange deposits were seized upon the disintegration of SFRY will be fully indemnified.
The fact there are recruits waiting to start jobs all over the country but who have been put on hold has been seized upon by critics claiming it is a sign of cuts affecting police numbers.
The mistake has been seized upon by hard-hit farmers as a clear sign the retailer is not an expert in this field.
The Albion hitman got the visitors off to a flyer in five minutes when he seized upon a Neil Stephen error to open the scoring.
The figures will be seized upon by some commentators, who claim underage drinking has been allowed to spiral out of control.
Complacency will be seized upon by an Opposition leader willing to be all things to all people to win power.
RESEARCH indicating that new-generation antidepressants work no better than dummy pills was seized upon today as evidence that doctors are over-prescribing.
The study, which will be seized upon by the anti-smoking lobby in Wales, shows that respiratory health of staff improved significantly.
Many travelers are not aware that when they go abroad their laptops may be seized upon return to the United States, which may put sensitive company data at risk.