Meaning of epilepsy

ep•i•lep•sy

Pronunciation: (ep'u-lep"sē), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a disorder of the nervous system, characterized either by mild, episodic loss of attention or sleepinessor by severe convulsions with loss of consciousness
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