noun combining form

Definition of -LEPSY

:  taking :  seizure <narcolepsy>

Origin of -LEPSY

French -lepsie, from Late Latin -lepsia, from Greek -lēpsia, from lēpsis, from lambanein to take, seize — more at latch


noun combining form \ˌlep-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -lep·sies also -lep·sias or -lep·ses \ˈlep-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of -LEPSY

: taking : seizure <epilepsy> <narcolepsy>

Variants of -LEPSY

-lep·sy also -lep·sia \ˈlep-sē-ə\ or -lep·sis \ˈlep-səs\


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