ictus epilepticus


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ic·tus ep·i·lep·'ti·cus

an epileptic convulsion.

ictus

(ĭk′tŭs) [L., stroke]
Pert. to or caused by a sudden symptomatic attack—esp. the new onset of neurological symptoms such as those seen in seizures or strokes.

ictus cordis

Heartbeat.

ictus epilepticus

Epileptic seizure.

ictus sanguinis

A hemorrhagic stroke.