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Definitions and Synonyms of epilepsia minor | Another word for epilepsia minor | What is epilepsia minor?

Definition 1: a seizure of short duration characterized by momentary unconsciousness and local muscle spasms or twitching - [noun denoting state]

Samples where epilepsia minor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the girl was frightened by her first petit mal

Synonyms for epilepsia minor in the sense of this definition

(epilepsia minor is a kind of ...) convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness

Definition 2: epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (and possibly other abnormalities) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where epilepsia minor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she has been suffering from petit mal since childhood

Synonyms for epilepsia minor in the sense of this definition

(epilepsia minor is a kind of ...) a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions

(epilepsia minor is a part of ...) the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy

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