hystero-epilepsy

noun

hys·​tero-ep·​i·​lep·​sy -ˈep-ə-ˌlep-sē How to pronounce hystero-epilepsy (audio)
plural hystero-epilepsies
dated
: a hysteria characterized by motor convulsions resembling those of epilepsy
hystero-epileptic adjective dated

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“Hystero-epilepsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hystero-epilepsy. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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