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absence seizure


absence seizure

noun ab·sence seizure \ˈab-sən(t)s-\

Definition of ABSENCE SEIZURE

:  a nonconvulsive generalized seizure that is marked by the transient impairment or loss of consciousness usually with a blank stare, that begins and ends abruptly and is usually unremembered afterward, and that is seen chiefly in mild types of epilepsy—called also absence, petit mal
March 06, 2015
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