epileptics usually have brains that are large relatively to the size of the body.
epileptics used to suck the blood from the wounds of dying gladiators.
We must not, however, too hastily conclude that because these acts occur in epileptics they are necessarily unconscious acts.
Among those cured were epileptics, paralytics, and the blind.
When epileptics do become insane the insanity is generally one of the forms of mania.
epileptics, and frequently also hysterical persons have peculiar obsessions.
Many other names of epileptics distinguished for achievement might well have been added to the list.
The beard is scanty in born criminals and often altogether absent in epileptics.
Dodd corrected eye-errors in 52 epileptics, 36 of whom showed improvement.
The ears of criminals and epileptics exhibit a number of anomalies.
c.1600, from French épileptique, from Late Latin epilepticus, from Greek epileptikos, from epilambanein (see epilepsy). Earlier adjective was epilentic (late 14c.), from a Greek variant. As a noun from 1650s.
epileptic ep·i·lep·tic (ěp'ə-lěp'tĭk)
One who has epilepsy. adj.
Affected with epilepsy.
Of, relating to, or associated with epilepsy.