status epilepticus

noun
status ep·​i·​lep·​ti·​cus | \ -ˌep-ə-ˈlep-ti-kəs How to pronounce status epilepticus (audio) \

Medical Definition of status epilepticus

: a single prolonged seizure or a series of seizures without intervening full recovery of consciousness

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“Status epilepticus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/status%20epilepticus. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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