myoclonic
adjective see myoclonus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • myoclonic — adjective Of or pertaining to myoclonus; consisting of or characterized by sudden jerking motions. Propofol has been implicated in epileptogenesis, with myoclonic activity and opisthotonos during clinical use, prompting a warning from the United… …   Wiktionary

  • myoclonic — Showing myoclonus. * * * myo·clon·ic klän ik adj of, relating to, characterized by, or being myoclonus <myoclonic seizures> …   Medical dictionary

  • myoclonic — See myoclonus. * * * …   Universalium

  • myoclonic — adj. of the trembling of a muscle spasm (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myoclonic — my·o·clon·ic …   English syllables

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  • Myoclonic astatic epilepsy — Myoclonic astatic epilepsy, also known as Doose syndrome, is a generalized idiopathic epilepsy. Generalized means that it affects both hemispheres of the brain. Idiopathic means the reason for the seizures is unknown and is most likely hereditary …   Wikipedia

  • Myoclonic epilepsy — Classification and external resources MeSH D004831 Myoclonic epilepsy refers to a family of epilepsies which present with myoclonus. They are divided into two main families: progressive myoclonic epilepsy juvenil …   Wikipedia

  • myoclonic epilepsy — n : epilepsy marked by myoclonic seizures: as a) juvenile myoclonic epilepsy b) lafora disease * * * myoclonus epilepsy any of a group of disorders, of varying etiologies, in which seizures (epilepsy) are accompanied by muscle contractions… …   Medical dictionary

  • Myoclonic dystonia — Classification and external resources OMIM 159900 DiseasesDB 31321 Myoclonic distonia or Myoclonus dystonia syndrome is a rare syndrome having sever …   Wikipedia

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