epileptiform

adjective
ep·​i·​lep·​ti·​form | \ ˌe-pə-ˈlep-tə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce epileptiform (audio) \

Definition of epileptiform

: resembling that of epilepsy an epileptiform convulsion

First Known Use of epileptiform

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of epileptiform was circa 1859

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“Epileptiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epileptiform. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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epileptiform

adjective
ep·​i·​lep·​ti·​form | \ -ˈlep-tə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce epileptiform (audio) \

Medical Definition of epileptiform

: resembling that of epilepsy an epileptiform convulsion

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