pertaining to or symptomatic of epilepsy.
a person affected by epilepsy.
- ep·i·lep·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- an·ti·ep·i·lep·tic, adjective, noun
- non·ep·i·lep·tic, adjective, noun
- post·ep·i·lep·tic, adjective
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How to use epileptic in a sentence
Doctors in Estonia were monitoring the brain of a 87-year-old patient to detect and treat his newly developed epileptic seizures.What the recording of a dying human brain could tell us | Hannah Seo | February 23, 2022 | Popular-Science
Further investigation found that Caleb and Patrick carried a different rare genetic variant that, in studies with mice, has been connected to epileptic deaths at a young age, the Associated Press reported.An Australian mom was convicted of killing her 4 babies. Scientists say she’s innocent. | Brittany Shammas | May 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Such electrode implants are helping reduce Parkinson’s tremors, epileptic seizures and uncontrollable movements caused by Tourette’s syndrome.Three visions of the future, inspired by neuroscience’s past and present | Laura Sanders | March 3, 2021 | Science News
A day later, the most problematic scenes, called “brain dance” sequences in the game, were adjusted via a software patch to be safe for epileptic and photosensitive players.A journalist had a seizure while playing ‘Cyberpunk 2077.’ Then she helped change the game. | Elise Favis | December 31, 2020 | Washington Post
“This is a pattern of lights designed to trigger an epileptic episode and it very much did that in my own personal playthrough,” she wrote.‘Cyberpunk 2077′s’ launch, explained: Sony offers refunds, delists game from PlayStation store | Elise Favis | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
One man was having an epileptic seizure; one had a nosebleed; one had full-blown African Malaria; one had the flu.
After starting a new drug, an epileptic woman started writing 10 to 15 poems each day.
She then suffered an epileptic seizure and was treated with an appropriate medication.Infected Ebola Doctor Kent Brantly Is an Endangered Hero | Michael Daly | August 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The 21-year-old, who studied at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, Michigan, had suffered an epileptic seizure.JP Morgan Executive Falls to his Death from JP Morgan Building, in What May Have Been Suicide | Nico Hines | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Her first starring role came in the 2009 lo-fi indie Exploding Girl, about a young epileptic woman on a summer break from college.Zoe Kazan Talks About Starring in ‘Ruby Sparks,’ Grandfather Elia Kazan, & More | Marlow Stern | July 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thus, in the majority of cases, marriage seems to have no influence on the epileptic attacks of women, although in 27.2 per cent.
To ascertain the exciting causes of epileptic seizures with exactitude is usually a matter of very great difficulty.
Bromide of potassium is generally recognised as the most effective anti-epileptic remedy we at present possess.
On the other hand, no class of patients is apt to exhibit the low cunning of the insane in so marked a degree as the epileptic.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
He gave way utterly to the species of epileptic motion, full of passion, which was common with him.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for epileptic
of, relating to, or having epilepsy
a person who has epilepsy
- epileptically, adverb
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