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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Epilepsy" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Epilepsy
Epilepsy (from Ancient Greek: ἐπιλαμβάνειν "to seize, possess, or afflict") is a group of neurological disorders characterized by epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable to long periods of vigorous shaking. - See link


Epilepsy in Spanish is Epilepsia
La epilepsia (del latín epilepsĭa, y este del griego ἐπιληψία, intercepción) es un enfermedad provocada por un desequilibrio en la actividad eléctrica de las neuronas de alguna zona del cerebro. Se caracteriza por uno o varios trastornos neurológicos que dejan una predisposición en el cerebro a padecer convulsiones recurrentes, que suelen dar lugar a consecuencias neurobiológicas, cognitivas y psicológicas.1 - See link


More information about Epilepsy in other websites
Definition of Epilepsy in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Epilepsy in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Epilepsy - See link.
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