noun Pathology, Psychiatry.
Origin of catalepsy
Related formscat·a·lep·tic, adjective, nouncat·a·lep·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for catalepsy
By some writers this has been supposed to be a form of catalepsy.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
Catalepsy has been known to have been produced by great mental application.
Negativism and catalepsy are never well developed except in stupor.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
Filled with a vague fear, he tried to waken his wife, but she was like one in a state of catalepsy.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
No foot clonus, no Babinski; abdominal reflexes present, cremasteric not elicited; catalepsy not always present.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck