Definition of Ictal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a seizure or convulsion.

Exact synonyms: Ictic
Partainyms: Ictus, Ictus
Derivative terms: Ictus



Definition of Ictal

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of or pertaining to a sudden physiologic attack such as a seizure, stroke or headache. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ictal

1. ictic [adj] - See also: ictic

Medical Definition of Ictal

1. Relating to or caused by a stroke or seizure. Origin: L. Ictus, a stroke (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ictal

icosapentaenoic acid
icosasphere
icosaspheres
icosidodecadodecahedra
icosidodecadodecahedron
icosidodecadodecahedrons
icosidodecahedra
icosidodecahedron
icosihemidodecahedron
icosihemidodecahedrons
icosihenagon
icosihenagons
icositetrahedra
icositetrahedron
icositetrahedrons
ictal (current term)
ictaluridae
icteric
icterical
icterics
icterid
icterids
icterine
icteritious
icteritous
ictero-
icteroanaemia
icterogenic
icterohematuric
icterohemoglobinuria

Literary usage of Ictal

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"An epileptic focus (1) was located by spectral analysis of data taken during the ictal (seizure) phase of an epileptic cat in whose brain electrodes were ..."

2. Violence in South Africa: A Variety of Perspectives by Elirea Bornman, René Van Eeden, Marie Wentzel (1998)
"Although violent behaviour in patients with epilepsy during the ictal phase (during an attack) as well as the post-ictal phase (the period just after an ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1848)
"(The gold solution and the ictal to be gilt may also be placed within the bladder,—the dilute acid nd a cylindrical zinc plate surrounding the bladder being ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"... of using ping by their peculiar process, and in er was the hardening ingredient. An ictal can be so formed, but when the sufficient quantity to give the ..."

5. Cutting Red Tape: National Strategies for Administrative Simplification by Fiorenza Barazzoni, Fabienne Cerri, Glen Hepburn (2006)
"Harmonising ICT infrastructure for business in the Netherlands: the ictal Programme The ictal programme (2003-2006) involves using ICT to reduce ..."

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