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epileptic in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishepilepticep‧i‧lep‧tic1 /ˌepəˈleptɪk◂/ adjective  MIcaused by epilepsy He had an epileptic fit.
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epilepticWhen epileptic areas are close to language areas-and often they are-it becomes very important to map language abilities before removing anything.We are able to resume ourselves after sleep, after an alcoholic stupor, after an epileptic fit, after prolonged coma.Jean's son Darren died from a major epileptic fit three months after this interview.When you pulled her close, she shook all over as if she were having an epileptic fit.Certainly, the seizures of many epileptic patients will be exacerbated during times of emotional tensions.an epileptic seizureTheir adopted daughter, Melinda, died during an epileptic seizure.Thus epileptic seizures often began with a sustained tachycardia in spite of apnoeic pauses and severe hypoxaemia.Ten patients had hypoxaemic events induced by epileptic seizures.epileptic fitDoctors at the National Epilepsy centre at the Park hospital in Oxford carry out research into what can trigger epileptic fits.He said he had never known a child die of an epileptic fit.Mr Ballantyne said that he ran out of a drug used to control Mr Stockton's epileptic fits.Sadly, Rose suffered a major setback one day, when she had a grand mal epileptic fit.When you pulled her close, she shook all over as if she were having an epileptic fit.We are able to resume ourselves after sleep, after an alcoholic stupor, after an epileptic fit, after prolonged coma.Jean's son Darren died from a major epileptic fit three months after this interview.