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tonic-clonic seizure
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<neurology> A type of seizure that results in loss of consciousness, generalised muscle contractions, urinary incontinence, tongue biting and a post-ictal state (confusion and lethargy) following cessation of the seizure.

Synonyms: grand-mal seizure.

See: epilepsy.

(03 Jul 1999)

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