Definitions

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  • adj. Having the capacity to induce epilepsy.

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  • adj. of, pertaining to or giving rise to epileptogenesis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Giving rise to epilepsy or to an epileptic attack.

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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  • 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.,

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

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

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  • No study addressed the development of QOL disturbances depending on the lateralization of epileptogenic focus.

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  • Multiple spike foci (two or more areas of independent spiking) are also highly epileptogenic; the prognosis is guarded and probably fairly good if Rolandic spikes predominate.

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  • Androstenol was first isolated from boar testes, and several animal experiments suggest that androstenol is capable of reducing anxiety, as well as hippocampal epileptogenic activity

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  • For these patients, IAMB could reduce or even stop seizures generated by a clearly identified epileptogenic zone, as supported by our experimental proof of concept in epileptic rats.

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  • Grapefruit causes may phenergan infants amount of function epileptogenic in your body, which could lie to mental arrhythmia effects.

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