anti-seizure

adjective
an·​ti-sei·​zure | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsē-zhər How to pronounce anti-seizure (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-seizure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-seizure. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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antiseizure

adjective
an·​ti·​sei·​zure | \ -ˈsē-zhər How to pronounce antiseizure (audio) \

Medical Definition of antiseizure

: preventing or counteracting seizures antiseizure drugs

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