cataleptic

adjective
cat·​a·​lep·​tic | \ ˌkat-ᵊl-ˈep-tik How to pronounce cataleptic (audio) \

Medical Definition of cataleptic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, having the characteristics of, or affected with catalepsy a cataleptic state a cataleptic person

cataleptic

noun

Medical Definition of cataleptic (Entry 2 of 2)

: one affected with catalepsy

Other Words from cataleptic

Adjective

cataleptically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cataleptically (audio) \ adverb

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“Cataleptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cataleptic. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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