anti-seizure

adjective an·ti-sei·zure \ ˌan-tē-ˈsē-zhər , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antiseizure

Definition of anti-seizure

: preventing or counteracting seizures
  • An F.D.A. advisory committee on nervous system drugs has recommended approving three new antiseizure compounds for epilepsy, and the agency so far has approved one of them …
  • The New York Times

First Known Use of anti-seizure

1962

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antiseizure

adjective an·ti·sei·zure \ -ˈsē-zhər \

medical Definition of antiseizure

: preventing or counteracting seizures
  • antiseizure drugs

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