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epilepsia minor meaning and definition

EPILEPSIA MINOR noun

Definition of epilepsia minor (noun)

  1. epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities)
  2. a seizure of short duration characterized by momentary unconsciousness and local muscle spasms or twitching
    • "the girl was frightened by her first petit mal"
    • synonyms: petit mal
Source: Princeton University Wordnet