tonic-clonic seizure

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tonic-clonic seizure

n.
A generalized seizure marked by convulsions and loss of consciousness. Also called grand mal seizure.
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She had never experienced a grand-mal seizure, where she passed out, but these partial complex seizures, as the doctors called them, were bad enough.
Chandan Gope, PhD, of Smart Monitor Corporation received a grant for continuing the development of the company's SmartWatch, a novel device that continuously monitors, detects, alerts upon and records rhythmic, repetitive convulsive movements of the limbs, caused by a generalized tonic-clonic or grand-mal seizure.
While at the ED, Jackson suffered a grand-mal seizure.