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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

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References in classic literature ?
He could see the slaver on the drooping jowls, and the great fangs agape to seize and destroy him.
The lion was already reaching forth a taloned paw to seize him when the bird swooped and buried no less formidable talons in Tarzan's back.
Catching one leg on a loop of the tangled strands Gahan pulled himself close enough to seize another quite near to the fellow.
The creature that had felled its companion was dashing madly in the direction of the hill upon which he was hidden, it dodged one of the workers that sought to seize it.
We had only just time to seize hold of the upper part, which rose about seven feet out of the water, and happily its speed was not great.
Seize him and unmask him--that we may know whom we have to hang, at sunrise, from the battlements!"