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furor epilepticus

furor epilepticus in Medicine

furor epilepticus fu·ror ep·i·lep·ti·cus (fyur'ôr' ěp'ə-lěp'tĭ-kəs, fyur'ər)
n.
The sudden unprovoked attacks of intense anger and violence to which individuals with psychomotor epilepsy are occasionally subject.

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  • And what about this other thing—this furor epilepticus, whatever it is?

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • He has probably had another attack of furor epilepticus, and killed somebody while under its influence.

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees
  • Could he have committed this offence during another attack of furor epilepticus and recollect nothing about it afterwards?

    The Shrieking Pit Arthur J. Rees

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