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Grand mal   /grænd mæl/   Listen
Grand mal

noun
1.
Epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking.  Synonyms: epilepsia major, generalized epilepsy, grand mal epilepsy.
2.
A seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body.  Synonyms: epilepsia major, generalized seizure.






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Words linked to "Grand mal" :   epileptic seizure, generalized epilepsy, epilepsia major, epilepsy, grand mal epilepsy



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