-lepsy

noun combining form

Definition of -lepsy

  1. :  taking :  seizure narcolepsy

Origin and Etymology of -lepsy

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


Medical Dictionary

-lepsy

noun combining form -lep·sy \ˌlep-sē\
variants: also

-lepsia

\ˈlep-sē-ə\ or

-lepsis

\ˈlep-səs\

Medical Definition of -lepsy

plural

-lepsies

also

-lepsias

or

-lepses

\ˈlep-ˌsēz\
  1. :  taking :  seizure epilepsy narcolepsy


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