Meaning of ictus

ic•tus

Pronunciation: (ik'tus), [key]
— pl. -tus•es, -tus.
  1. rhythmical or metrical stress.
    1. an epileptic seizure.
    2. a stroke, esp. a cerebrovascular accident.
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