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ep·i·lep·tic

 (ĕp′ə-lĕp′tĭk)
adj.
1. Affected with epilepsy.
2. Of, relating to, or associated with epilepsy.
n.
One who has epilepsy.

[French épileptique, from Late Latin epilēpticus, from Greek epilēptikos, from epilēpsis, epilepsy; see epilepsy.]

epileptic

(ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk)
adj
(Pathology) of, relating to, or having epilepsy
n
(Pathology) a person who has epilepsy
ˌepiˈleptically adv
Usage: Rather than talking about an epileptic or epileptics, it is better to talk about a person with epilepsy and people with epilepsy

ep•i•lep•tic

(ˌɛp əˈlɛp tɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to, symptomatic of, or affected with epilepsy.
n.
2. a person affected with epilepsy.
[1600–10; < Late Latin < Greek]
ep`i•lep′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epileptic - a person who has epilepsy
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.epileptic - of or relating to or characteristic of epilepsy; "epileptic seizure"
Translations
صَرْعِيصَرْعي، مُصاب بالصَّرْعمُصَابٌ بِذاءِ الصَّرْع
epileptikepileptický
epileptikerepileptisk
epileptikko
epileptičarepileptičarkaepileptičkipadavičarpadavičarka
epileptikus
flogaveiki-flogaveikur
癲癇患者
간질 환자
epileptickýepileptik
padavičarpadavičarka
epileptiker
โรคลมบ้าหมู
bệnh động kinh

epileptic

[ˌepɪˈleptɪk]
A. ADJepiléptico
B. Nepiléptico/a m/f
C. CPD epileptic fit Nataque m de epilepsia, acceso m epiléptico

epileptic

[ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk]
adj [person] → épileptique epileptic fit
népileptique mf
to be an epileptic → être épileptiqueepileptic fit ncrise f d'épilepsie

epileptic

adjepileptisch; epileptic fitepileptischer Anfall; he is epilepticer ist Epileptiker
nEpileptiker(in) m(f)

epileptic

[ˌɛpɪˈlɛptɪk] adj & nepilettico/a

epilepsy

(ˈepilepsi) noun
a disease of the nervous system causing attacks of unconsciousness, usually with violent movements of the body.
ˌepiˈleptic (-tik) noun, adjective
(a person who is) suffering from epilepsy.
adjective
of, or caused by, epilepsy. She has epileptic fits.

epileptic

مُصَابٌ بِذاءِ الصَّرْع epileptik epileptiker Epileptiker επιληπτικός epilepsia, epiléptico epileptikko épileptique epileptičar epilettico 癲癇患者 간질 환자 epilepticus epilepsi epileptyk epiléptico, epilético эпилептик epileptiker โรคลมบ้าหมู saralı bệnh động kinh 癫痫患者

ep·i·lep·tic

n. epiléptico-a, persona que padece de epilepsia;
a. epiléptico-a, rel. a la epilepsia o que sufre de ella;
___ auraaura ___;
___ seizureataque ___ -o, crisis ___ -a.

epileptic

adj & n epiléptico -ca mf
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