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sei·zure

 (sē′zhər)
n.
1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
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seizure

(ˈsiːʒə)
n
1. the act or an instance of seizing or the state of being seized
2. (Pathology) pathol a sudden manifestation or recurrence of a disease, such as an epileptic convulsion
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sei•zure

(ˈsi ʒər)

n.
1. an act or instance of seizing.
2. the state of being seized.
3. a taking possession of an item, property, or person legally or by force.
4. a sudden attack, as of epilepsy.
[1475–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seizure - a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a diseaseseizure - a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
attack - a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea"
convulsion - violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles
focal seizure - transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity
raptus hemorrhagicus - seizure caused by a sudden profuse hemorrhage
absence seizure, absence - the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy
2.seizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of propertyseizure - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
usurpation - wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority); "a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation"
arrest, taking into custody, apprehension, pinch, collar, catch - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
conquering, conquest, subjection, subjugation - the act of conquering
enslavement - the act of making slaves of your captives
3.seizure - the act of taking of a person by force
felony - a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
abduction - the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
kidnapping, snatch - (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment
4.seizure - the taking possession of something by legal process
appropriation - a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"
arrogation, confiscation - seizure by the government
distraint, distress - the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
impounding, impoundment, internment, poundage - placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
impress, impressment - the act of coercing someone into government service
recapture - a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
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seizure

noun
1. attack, fit, spasm, convulsion, paroxysm I was prescribed drugs to control seizures.
2. taking, grabbing, annexation, confiscation, commandeering the seizure of territory through force
3. capture, arrest, apprehension, abduction a mass seizure of hostages
4. confiscation, taking away, appropriation, commandeering, sequestration one of the biggest seizures of heroin ever
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seizure

noun
1. The act of catching, especially a sudden taking and holding:
2. The act of taking something for oneself:
3. A seizing and holding by law:
Slang: bust, collar, pickup, pinch.
4. The act of taking quick and forcible possession of:
5. A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease:
Informal: spell.
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Translations
إستيلاء، حَجْز، قَبْض عَلىنَوْبَةٌ مَرَضِيَّة
uchvácenízáchvat
beslaglæggelsekonfiskeringslagtilfælde
tautikohtaus
napad
lefoglalás
aîför
発作
발작
uchvátenie
zaplemba
konfiskering
การเป็นลมชักอย่างปัจจุบันทันด่วน
el koymahaciznöbet
cơn co giật

seizure

[ˈsiːʒəʳ] N
1. [of goods] → embargo m, incautación f; [of person] → secuestro m; [of land, city, ship] → toma f
2. (Med) → ataque m
to have a seizuresufrir un ataque
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

seizure

[ˈsiːʒər] n
(MEDICINE)crise f
(LAW)saisie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

seizure

n
(= confiscation)Beschlagnahmung f; (of passport)Einzug m; (of ship)Beschlagnahme f; (by pirates) → Kapern nt; (= capture)Einnahme f; (of train, building)Besetzung f
(Med) → Anfall m; (= apoplexy)Schlaganfall m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

seizure

[ˈsiːʒəʳ] n
a. (of goods) → sequestro, confisca; (of land, city, ship) → presa
b. (Med) → attacco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

seize

(siːz) verb
1. to take or grasp suddenly, especially by force. She seized the gun from him; He seized her by the arm; He seized the opportunity of leaving.
2. to take, especially by force or by law. The police seized the stolen property.
ˈseizure (-ʒə) noun
the act of seizing. seizure of property.
seize on
to accept with enthusiasm. I suggested a cycling holiday, and he seized on the idea.
seize up
(of machinery etc) to get stuck and stop working. The car seized up yesterday.

seize is spelt with -ei- (not -ie-).
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seizure

نَوْبَةٌ مَرَضِيَّة záchvat slagtilfælde Anfall αιφνίδια κρίση ataque, confiscación tautikohtaus attaque napad attacco 発作 발작 aanval beslag atak ataque repentino приступ konfiskering การเป็นลมชักอย่างปัจจุบันทันด่วน nöbet cơn co giật 发作
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

sei·zure

n. ataque repentino, acceso;
___ activityactividad convulsiva.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

seizure

n crisis (epiléptica), convulsión f, ataque (epiléptico); absence — crisis de ausencia; complex partial — crisis parcial compleja; febrile — convulsión febril; focal — (ant) crisis parcial; generalized — crisis generalizada; gran mal — (ant) crisis or convulsión tónico-clónica; partial — crisis parcial; petit mal — (ant) crisis de ausencia; psychomotor o temporal lobe — (ant) crisis parcial compleja; tonicclonic — crisis or convulsión tónicoclónica
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Children between 6 months to 60 months of age with a diagnosis of simple febrile seizures both first and recurrent episodes were recruited as cases.
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Elevated risks of several outcomes were seen in the neonatal and postnatal period for offspring prenatally exposed to maternal migraine, including intensive care unit admission, hospitalization, dispensed prescriptions, respiratory distress syndrome, and febrile seizures; no correlations were seen for death or cerebral palsy.
"Newborn babies whose mothers suffered from migraine during pregnancy also have an increased risk of complications such as respiratory distress and febrile seizures," adds Skajaa.
As far as the etiology was considered febrile seizures comprised the highest number and it was reported that acute bacterial meningitis might be the reason for the first episode of convulsive status epilepticus in children.11
FEBRILE SEIZURES EXPLAINED Q Do febrile convulsions tend to run in families or do they occur randomly?
Where an expert testified that febrile seizures did not cause the death of the defendant's child, and the defendant had the means, motive and opportunity to intentionally cause the child's death, the defendant was properly convicted of capital murder even though the precise cause of death was unknown.
Febrile seizures (FS) are the most common seizures that occur with a temperature of 38 [degree]C or higher in the absence of a history of prior a FS.
Objective: To find out the association between iron deficiency anemia and febrile seizures in children.
MALMO, SWEDEN -- Children who experience a febrile seizure in conjunction with a vaccination have developmental outcomes comparable with those of children who have non-vaccine-related febrile seizures and healthy controls who've never had a febrile seizure, according to the first prospective case-control study to examine the issue.
- with no underlying intracranial pathology, with very few cases with underlying intracranial infection or brain pathology that would predispose to the development of seizures.4 HHE may be a severe form of complicated febrile seizures that develops in a small percentage of children3,4 who may have additional genetic predispositions like a mutation in CACNA1A gene which is also seen in familial hemiplegic migraine.5 This may implicate similar pathogenic mechanisms like cerebral vasospasm and spreading cortical depression as a cause of hemiconvulsion and hemiplegia as in migraine.