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violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity
seizure caused by a sudden profuse hemorrhage
absence, absence seizure
the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
convulsion characterized by alternating contractions and relaxations
convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness
an absence seizure accompanied by other abnormalities (atonia or automatisms or vasomotor changes)
pure absence, simple absence
an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
a transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brainwave spikes