Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the capacity to induce epilepsy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Giving rise to epilepsy or to an epileptic attack.

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  • adjective of, pertaining to or giving rise to epileptogenesis

Etymologies

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epilepto- + -genic

Examples

  • The ability of aspartame intake to modify seizure susceptibility, Â their speed of onset, and the amount of convulsant required to produce the seizures among mice given treatments known to be epileptogenic has been looked at (25).

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  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

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  • The present study reveals a crucial role of neuron-astrocyte interactions in sculpting activity at the epileptogenic zone.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • Focal epilepsies are characterized by a condition of neuronal hyperexcitability that is restricted to the epileptogenic region.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • Distinct subpopulations of astrocytes might differently contribute to modulate neuronal hyperactivity in the epileptogenic region, possibly by releasing in addition to glutamate, ATP, and other neuroactive signals, e.g.,

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

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  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "Many patients with epilepsy have a history of exposure to a prenatal insult, so we reasoned that prenatal exposure to alcohol could be such an epileptogenic insult," added Peter Carlen, a neurologist and senior scientist for the division of fundamental neurobiology at the Toronto Western Hospital, another of the study's authors.

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