epileptiform
adjective Date: circa 1859 resembling that of epilepsy <
an epileptiform convulsion
>

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  • epileptiform — EPILEPTIFÓRM, Ă adj. Care se aseamănă cu epilepsia. [< fr. épileptiforme]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  EPILEPTIFÓRM, Ă adj. care se aseamănă cu epilepsia. (< fr. épileptiforme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Epileptiform — Ep i*lep ti*form, a. Resembling epilepsy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epileptiform — adjective Of or pertaining to epilepsy, or resembling epilepsy, particularly in regard to its associated seizures, as with grand mal epileptiform seizure …   Wiktionary

  • epileptiform — SYN: epileptoid. * * * ep·i·lep·ti·form lep tə .fȯrm adj resembling that of epilepsy <an epileptiform convulsion> * * * ep·i·lep·ti·form (ep″ĭ lepґtĭ form) [epileptic + form] 1. resembling epilepsy or its manifestations. 2 …   Medical dictionary

  • epileptiform — |epə|leptəˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: epilept + form : resembling that of epilepsy an epileptiform convulsion …   Useful english dictionary

  • epileptiform — epi|lep|ti|fọrm <Adj.> [zu ↑epileptisch u. lat. forma = Gestalt, Form] (Med.): einem epileptischen Anfall od. seinen Erscheinungsformen vergleichbar: mit heftigen Kopfschmerzen, en Anfällen und Psychosen (MM 4. 8. 72, 3) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • epileptiform — epi|lepti|fọrm, in fachspr. Fügungen: epi|lepti|fọrmis, ...me [zu ↑epileptisch u. lat. forma = Gestalt, Form]: einem epileptischen Anfall od. seinen Erscheinungsformen vergleichbar, ähnlich, entsprechend …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • epileptiform — epi|lep|ti|form <zu ↑...form> einem epileptischen Anfall od. seinen Erscheinungsformen vergleichbar (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • epileptiform — ep·i·lep·ti·form …   English syllables

  • epileptiform activity — interictal activity on an electroencephalogram, characterized by paroxysmal spike, polyspike, or sharp wave discharges; it may occur in patients who have never had a seizure, and it does not occur in all epileptics. Called also epileptiform… …   Medical dictionary

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