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And there are heartrending stories, like Samina Ali’s beautifully wrought Labor of Love, which recounts her arduous journey to learn to walk and write again after suffering a grand mal seizure and brain damage while giving birth to her son.
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Origin and Etymology of grand mal
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
medical Definition of grand mal
- She estimates having had about 25 grand mals and 100 smaller-scale seizures since.
- —Cicero A. Estrella, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Dec. 2001
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