adjective Date: circa 1882 inducing or tending to induce epilepsy <
an epileptogenic drug

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • epileptogenic — ep·i·lep·to·gen·ic .lep tə jen ik adj inducing or tending to induce epilepsy <an epileptogenic drug> * * * adj. having the capacity to provoke epileptic seizures. * * * ep·i·lep·to·gen·ic (ep″ĭ lep to jenґik) [epilepsy + genic]… …   Medical dictionary

  • epileptogenic — ep·i·lep·to·gen·ic (ĕp ə lĕp tə jĕnʹĭk) adj. Having the capacity to induce epilepsy. * * * …   Universalium

  • epileptogenic — adjective Of, pertaining to or giving rise to epileptogenesis …   Wiktionary

  • epileptogenic — ep·i·lep·to·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • epileptogenic — adj. having the capacity to provoke epileptic seizures …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • epileptogenic — |epə|leptə|jenik adjective Etymology: epilept + genic : inducing or tending to induce epilepsy …   Useful english dictionary

  • epileptogenic focus secondary — a second focus that develops in a different part of the brain because of a spread of the pathologic process outward from the original epileptogenic focus; it may develop into a new, independent focus that continues to operate after the original… …   Medical dictionary

  • epileptogenic, epileptogenous — Causing epilepsy …   Medical dictionary

  • epileptogenic focus — the area of the cerebral cortex responsible for causing epileptic seizures …   Medical dictionary

  • epileptogenic zone — see under focus …   Medical dictionary

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