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epilepsy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
epilepsyep‧i‧lep‧sy /ˈepəlepsi/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa medical condition affecting your brain, that can make you suddenly become unconscious or unable to control your movements for a short time
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epilepsySo that operation involved stimulation mapping with the patient awake, similar to the mapping that is needed during epilepsy operations.The resulting seizures are commonly regarded as a successful experimental approximation of focal epilepsy.Some have epilepsy, speech or hearing disorders and other physical problems.His only regret was that he could not drive, because of his epilepsy.These coupled with the family history of epilepsy prompted us to investigate with electroencephalography.The medical staff would like to know if you suffer from any physical disability or illness such as asthma, diabetes or epilepsy.The social stigma attached to epilepsy 3.I did a two-week placement at Epicraft, a local centre for people with epilepsy, helping them with their crafts.
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