absence seizure

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.sn̩s ˈsi.ʒɚ/, /ˈæb.sn̩ts ˈsi.ʒɚ/

Noun[edit]

absence seizure (plural absence seizures)

  1. (medicine) A type of seizure indicative of petit mal epilepsy. Brief seizure lasting up to 30 seconds involving vacantness and lack of awareness, possibly including twitching; not including spasm or unconsciousness.

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