TITLE

epileptiform

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p726
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "epileptiform" is presented. Epileptiform refers to having the form or appearance of epilepsy. The term originated from the Greek word "epilepsia" which means to seize and from the Latin word "forma" which means form. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21227289

 

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