grand mal seizure

grand mal seizure
crisis de gran mal

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  • grand mal — convulsive epilepsy (with loss of consciousness), 1842, from Fr. grand mal, lit. great sickness (see GRAND (Cf. grand) (adj.)). Opposed to petit mal absence seizure …   Etymology dictionary

  • grand mal — grän(d) .mäl, grän .mäl, .mal; gran(d) .mal n severe epilepsy characterized by tonic clonic seizures also a tonic clonic seizure * * * (major epilepsy) see epilepsy * * * (grahn mahl) [Fr.] see under epilepsy …   Medical dictionary

  • Grand mal — Épilepsie Épilepsie CIM 10 : G40 G41 électroencéphalogramme caractéristique de la crise épileptique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • grand mal — noun Etymology: French, literally, great illness Date: 1897 severe epilepsy characterized by seizures which are initially tonic and then become clonic and by loss of consciousness; also a seizure characteristic of grand mal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grand mal — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy, access, acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, affect epilepsy, akinetic epilepsy, apoplexy, arrest, attack, autonomic epilepsy, blockage, cardiac epilepsy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grand mal —    (granh MAHL) [French: great ailment] Severe epileptic seizure.    See also petit mal …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • mal — noun a) Illness, affliction. a grand mal seizure b) (the longboard type of surfboard) …   Wiktionary

  • Seizure types — The numerous epileptic seizure types are most commonly defined and grouped according to the scheme proposed by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 1981.[1] Distinguishing between seizure types is important since different types of …   Wikipedia

  • Seizure — MeshID = D012640 An epileptic seizure is caused by excessive and/or hypersynchronous electrical neuronal activity, and is usually self limiting.cite journal author = Blume W, Lüders H, Mizrahi E, Tassinari C, van Emde Boas W, Engel J title =… …   Wikipedia

  • Seizure — Uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain, which may produce a physical convulsion, minor physical signs, thought disturbances, or a combination of symptoms. The type of symptoms and seizures depend on where the abnormal electrical activity… …   Medical dictionary

  • seizure — Synonyms and related words: Jacksonian epilepsy, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy, abduction, abscess, access, accession, acquired epilepsy, activated epilepsy, acute pain, adoption, affect epilepsy, ague, akinetic epilepsy, amok, anemia,… …   Moby Thesaurus