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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The first known use of anti-seizure was in 1962

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“Anti-seizure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-seizure. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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anti-seizure

adjective
an·​ti-sei·​zure
variants: or antiseizure \ -​ˈsē-​zhər How to pronounce anti-seizure (audio) \

Medical Definition of anti-seizure

: preventing or counteracting seizures anti-seizure drugs

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