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hysteroepilepsy

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  • n. A supposed illness, later identified as iatrogenic, resembling hysteria and characterized by epileptiform convulsions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disease resembling hysteria in its nature, and characterized by the occurrence of epileptiform convulsions, which can often be controlled or excited by pressure on the ovaries, and upon other definite points in the body.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a form of convulsive attack which presents a greater amount of coördination than ordinary epilepsy, and in this respect resembles a hysterical attack. Also called hysteroid convulsion.

Etymologies

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hystero- +‎ epilepsy

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