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anticonvulsant

/ (ˌæntɪkənˈvʌlsənt) /
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noun
any of a class of drugs used to prevent or abolish convulsions
adjective
of or relating to this class of drugs
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Scientific definitions for anticonvulsant

anticonvulsant
[ ăn′tē-kən-vŭlsənt, ăn′tī- ]

A drug that prevents or treats seizures.
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