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catalepsy

noun [U] uk   /ˈkæt.ə.lep.si/  us   /ˈkæt̬-/
a medical condition in which a person's body becomes stiff and stops moving, as if dead
cataleptic
adjective uk   /ˌkæt.əˈlep.tɪk/  us   /ˌkæt̬-/
Translations of “catalepsy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 強直性昏厥, 僵住症…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强直性昏厥, 僵住症…
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