epileptiform

adjective

ep·​i·​lep·​ti·​form ˌe-pə-ˈlep-tə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce epileptiform (audio)
: resembling that of epilepsy
an epileptiform convulsion

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epileptiform was circa 1859

Dictionary Entries Near epileptiform

Cite this Entry

“Epileptiform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epileptiform. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

epileptiform

adjective

ep·​i·​lep·​ti·​form -ˈlep-tə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce epileptiform (audio)
: resembling that of epilepsy
an epileptiform convulsion
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