Analepsis
Analepsis An`a*lep"sis ([a^]n`[.a]*l[e^]p"s[i^]s), Analepsy An"a*lep`sy ([a^]n"[.a]*l[e^]p`s[y^]), [Gr. ? a taking up, or again, recovery, from ?. See {Analemma}.] (Med.) (a) Recovery of strength after sickness. (b) A species of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder. [1913 Webster]

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