Medical Dictionary

cataplexy

noun cat·a·plexy \ˈkat-ə-ˌplek-sē\
plural cat·a·plex·ies \-sēz\

Medical Definition of CATAPLEXY

:  a sudden loss of muscle control with retention of clear consciousness that follows a strong emotional stimulus (as elation, surprise, or anger) and is a characteristic symptom of narcolepsy

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