1. epilepsy

noun. ['ˈɛpɪˌlɛpsi'] a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions.


  • psychomotor epilepsy
  • posttraumatic epilepsy
  • Lafora's disease
  • grand mal epilepsy
  • reflex epilepsy
  • status epilepticus
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • traumatic epilepsy
  • generalized epilepsy
  • brain disease
  • myoclonus epilepsy
  • temporal lobe epilepsy
  • grand mal
  • epilepsia major
  • akinetic epilepsy
  • cortical epilepsy
  • focal epilepsy
  • encephalopathy
  • epilepsia minor
  • epileptic seizure
  • petit mal
  • tonic epilepsy
  • brain disorder

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Example sentences of the word epilepsy

1. Noun, singular or mass
Dachshunds with hereditary epilepsy typically begin experiencing seizures when they are between one and three years old.

Quotes containing the word epilepsy

1. People think that epilepsy is divine simply because they don't have any idea what causes epilepsy. But I believe that someday we will understand what causes epilepsy, and at that moment, we will cease to believe that it's divine. And so it is with everything in the universe
- Hippocrates