anticonvulsant

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adjective an·ti·con·vul·sant \-kən-ˈvəl-sənt\

Definition of anticonvulsant

  1. :  used or tending to control or to prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)

anticonvulsant

less commonly

anticonvulsive

noun

1733

First Known Use of anticonvulsant

1733

Variants of anticonvulsant

less commonly

anticonvulsive

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Medical Dictionary

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anticonvulsant

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noun an·ti·con·vul·sant \-kən-ˈvəl-sənt\

Medical Definition of anticonvulsant

  1. :  an anticonvulsant drug

Variants of anticonvulsant

also

anticonvulsive

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anticonvulsant

adjective an·ti·con·vul·sant

Medical Definition of anticonvulsant

  1. :  used or tending to control or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)

Variants of anticonvulsant

also

anticonvulsive


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