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(Pathology) a condition in which repeated epileptic seizures occur without the patient gaining consciousness between them. If untreated for a prolonged period it can lead to long-term disability or death
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|Noun||1.||status epilepticus - a condition in which there are continuing attacks of epilepsy without intervals of consciousness; can lead to brain damage and death|
epilepsy - a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
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