simple absence


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simple absence

a brief clouding of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of 3-second spikes and waves on EEG.
Synonym(s): pure absence

sim·ple ab·sence

(simp'ĕl ab'sĕns)
A brief clouding of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of 3-second spikes and waves on electroencephalography.
Synonym(s): pure absence.
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