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convulsive

 [kon-vul´siv]
pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a convulsion.
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con·vul·sive

(kon-vŭl'siv),
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.
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convulsive

(kən-vŭl′sĭv)
adj.
1. Marked by or having the nature of convulsions.
2. Having or producing convulsions.

con·vul′sive·ly adv.
con·vul′sive·ness n.
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con·vul·sive

(kŏn-vŭl'siv)
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.
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A. what type of convulsions? my best friend is epileptic, but as long as he get's his meds and sleep well- nothing ever happens. i know that as a child all my friend ever wanted was to go to school like everyone else... and to go to school trips without being afraid.

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