epilepsia major

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Noun1.epilepsia major - epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
2.epilepsia major - a seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body
epileptic seizure - convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness