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cataplexy

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noun cat·a·plexy \ˈkat-ə-ˌplek-sē\

Medical Definition of cataplexy

plural cat·a·plex·ies \-sēz\play

  1. :  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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