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epilepsiya : epilepsy (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: epilepsia: epilepsy ]

Derivatives of epilepsiya

n. (state)1. epilepsya disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions.
~ epileptic seizureconvulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness.
~ brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathyany disorder or disease of the brain.
~ akinetic epilepsyepilepsy characterized by akinesia.
~ cortical epilepsy, focal epilepsyepilepsy in which the attacks begins with an isolated disturbance of cerebral function (as a twitching of a limb or an illusory sensation or a mental disturbance).
~ epilepsia major, generalized epilepsy, grand mal, grand mal epilepsyepilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking.
~ lafora's disease, myoclonus epilepsyepilepsy characterized by clonus of muscle groups and progressive mental deterioration and genetic origin.
~ epilepsia minor, petit mal, petit mal epilepsyepilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities).; "she has been suffering from petit mal since childhood"
~ posttraumatic epilepsy, traumatic epilepsya convulsive epileptic state caused by a head injury.
~ procursive epilepsyepilepsy in which a seizure is induced by whirling or running.
~ psychomotor epilepsy, temporal lobe epilepsyepilepsy characterized clinically by impairment of consciousness and amnesia for the episode; often involves purposeful movements of the arms and legs and sometimes hallucinations.
~ reflex epilepsya form of epilepsy in which attacks are induced by peripheral stimulation.
~ status epilepticusa condition in which there are continuing attacks of epilepsy without intervals of consciousness; can lead to brain damage and death.
~ tonic epilepsyepilepsy in which the body is rigid during the seizure.