Definition of Generalized seizure

1. Noun. A seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body.

Exact synonyms: Epilepsia Major, Grand Mal
Generic synonyms: Epileptic Seizure



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Literary usage of Generalized seizure

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1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the Second Nimh Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... Stony Brook, NY 11794-8101 Therapeutic benefits of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) require a generalized seizure of at least 20 seconds. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... for locating the site of an epileptic focus in the cat brain with the use of multielectrode data, obtained during a generalized seizure, is described. ..."

3. The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society by Celso Grebogi, James A. Yorke (1997)
"A generalized seizure begins simultaneously in large parts of the brain, including both hemispheres, and is seldom traceable to any specific injury ..."

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