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an·ti·con·vul·sant

(an'tē-kon-vŭl'sant),
1. Preventing or arresting seizures.
2. An agent having such action.

anticonvulsive

/an·ti·con·vul·sive/ (-kon-vul´siv) anticonvulsant.

anticonvulsive

adjective Referring to that which reduces convulsions or seizures.

noun Anticonvulsant; a body which reduces convulsions or seizures.

an·ti·con·vul·sant

(an'tē-kŏn-vŭl'sănt)
1. Preventing or arresting seizures.
2. An agent having such action.
Synonym(s): anticonvulsive.

anticonvulsive (an´tīkonvul´siv),

adj relieving or preventing convulsion.
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