Hysteroepilepsy Hys`ter*o*ep"i*lep`sy, n. [Hysteria + epilepsy.] (Med.) A disease resembling hysteria in its nature, and characterized by the occurrence of epileptiform convulsions, which can often be controlled or excited by pressure on the ovaries, and upon other definite points in the body. -- {Hys`ter*o*ep`i*lep"tic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • hysteroepileptogenous point — hysterogenic point a point on which, if pressure such as tickling is exerted, a hysteric or hysteroepileptic attack may be produced …   Medical dictionary

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