Definition of Simple absence

1. Noun. An absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes.

Exact synonyms: Pure Absence
Generic synonyms: Absence, Absence Seizure



Medical Definition of Simple absence

1. A brief clouding of consciousness accompanied by the abrupt onset of 3/sec spikes and waves on EEG. Synonym: pure absence. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Absence

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simpering
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simpkin
simpkins
simple
simple(a)
simple-central anisocoria
simple-hearted
simple-minded
simple-mindedness
simple-past
simple-present
simple English
simple absence (current term)
simple anchorage
simple anisocoria
simple beam
simple bone cyst
simple closed curve
simple closure
simple colour
simple conjunctivitis
simple connectedness
simple connectivity
simple crus of semicircular duct
simple diplopia
simple dislocation
simple epithelium

Literary usage of Simple absence

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"diction of the court, nor a simple absence from the county where the action is pending, but is intended as the equivalent of ..."

2. The Principles of Logic by Francis Herbert Bradley (1883)
"In a judgment of this kind the base of denial is neither the content of the subject itself, nor is it that content plus a simple absence ; for a simple ..."

3. The Principles of Logic by Francis Herbert Bradley (1883)
"In a judgment of this kind the base of denial is neither the content of the subject itself, nor is it that content plus a simple absence ; for a simple ..."

4. Principles of Legislation: From the Ms. of Jeremy Bentham ... By M. Dumont by Jeremy Bentham, Etienne Dumont, John Neal, Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde Sismondi (1830)
"Their possession is a good ; their simple absence is not an evil—it is never felt as an evil, but under particular circumstances, such as privation, ..."

5. The Theological Monthly (1889)
"The first is belief, the second is simple absence of belief, the third is doubt, the fourth is ... But the second and fourth—the simple absence of ..."

6. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"There is a difference between desertion and simple "absence without leave;1' in order to constitute the former, there must be an intention not to return to ..."

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