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|Noun||1.||epileptic seizure - convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness|
convulsion - violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
generalized seizure, grand mal, epilepsia major - a seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body
epilepsia minor, petit mal - a seizure of short duration characterized by momentary unconsciousness and local muscle spasms or twitching; "the girl was frightened by her first petit mal"
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions