epileptoid

adjective ep·i·lep·toid \ ˌe-pə-ˈlep-ˌtȯid \

Definition of epileptoid

2 : exhibiting symptoms resembling those of epilepsy
  • the epileptoid person

First Known Use of epileptoid

circa 1860

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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epileptoid

adjective ep·i·lep·toid \ -ˈlep-ˌtȯid \

medical Definition of epileptoid

2 : exhibiting symptoms resembling those of epilepsy

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