from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as epilepsy.


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  • The term epilepsy (pronounced as eh-puh-lep-see) originates from a Greek word 'epilepsia' meaning 'falling sickness' It is an illness that affects the brain, causing repeated seizures or 'fits' in the patient which make them to fall.

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  • Epilepsy is from the Latin epilepsia, which means "to take hold of," and those who suffer from the brain disorder find themselves in the grip of forces — forces from within their own bodies, their own beings — that they cannot control.

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  • [511] On the connexion between seleniasmos and epilepsia, cf. Origen iii. 575-577, and Caesarius, Quaest.

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  • I have generally observed, that a mixture of spirit of wine and warm water, given alternately with the doses of opium, has soonest and most certainly produced that degree of intoxication, which was necessary to relieve the patient in the epilepsia dolorifica.

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  • Thus I have seen a young lady become convulsed from a fright, and die in a few days; and a temporary madness frequently terminates the paroxysms of the epilepsia dolorifica, and an insanity of greater permanence is frequently induced by the pains or bruises of parturition.

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  • "Malignant" Rolandic Epilepsy Cases of progressively worsening focal motor seizures and prolonged episodes of epilepsia partialis continua are quite rare but probably constitute a special epileptological entity.

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  • The EEG shows endless sequences of ictal spike discharges during focal motor attacks but becomes uninformative in states of epilepsia partialis continua, which probably originate from deep structures or possibly from lamina V of the motor cortex without participation of the superficial layers.

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  • Its linguistic roots are derived from the Greek words epilepsia and epilambanein, meaning to attack or seize.

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