epileptoid

adjective
ep·​i·​lep·​toid | \ ˌe-pə-ˈlep-ˌtȯid How to pronounce epileptoid (audio) \

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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The first known use of epileptoid was circa 1860

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epileptoid

adjective
ep·​i·​lep·​toid | \ -ˈlep-ˌtȯid How to pronounce epileptoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of epileptoid

2 : exhibiting symptoms resembling those of epilepsy

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