febrile convulsion

n.

A convulsion accompanying high fever in infants and young children.

Nearby words

  1. frost suture,
  2. frost, robert,
  3. frost-free,
  4. frost-lang operation,
  5. frostbelt,
  6. frostbite sailing,
  7. frostbitten,
  8. frosted,
  9. frosted liver,
  10. frostfish


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