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- adj. Pertaining to clonus; having irregular, convulsive spasms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having an irregular, convulsive motion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, pertaining to or exhibiting clonus.
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- adj. of or relating to abnormal neuromuscular activity characterized by rapidly alternating muscle contraction and relaxation
March 14, 2007 at 2: 37 am | Reply jim your overrating the honesty out there. many would be willing to mislead, and clonic is right, sometimes all you need is a link, good or bad. justsayhi paying bloggers for False Advertising/Trademark infringement « The Paradigm Shift Says:
Another type of seizure triggered by sound is called a clonic seizure, which happens for about 10 to 15 seconds during sleep.
But I also have tonic-clonic which is what used to be "Grand Mals" - I hope that helps - I need to get to an expert I told my GP what the Canada epilepsy society wanted passed on to him; "What CENTURY did your GP take his training?"
Central nervous system effects are also common and can vary from agitation to tonic-clonic seizures.
It can manifest as an alteration in mental state, tonic or clonic movements, convulsions, and various other psychic symptoms.
Most often, though, they fall in a well-documented spectrum of mental and somatic anomalies, from the transient episodes of decreased awareness known as absence (formerly called "petit mal") to the tonic-clonic (or "grand mal") attack characterized by loss of consciousness, collapse and spasmodic stiffening and jerking.
Phenytoin and fosphenytoin are used to control tonic-clonic grand mal and complex-partial seizures in epilepsy.
They are paid to influence our decisions. clonic Says:
Turns out unlike beating yourself up metaphorically or inside, having a grand mal/tonic clonic of extreme flailing causes sprains and strains and bruises and torn muscles and if you are unlucky dislocations.
Kathz: I had a bunch of seizures, a clonic-tonic and others which made me sleep 12.5 hours, so um, I was planning on watching The Bishop's Wife but that got eaten up.