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convulsion

noun [C usually plural] uk   /kənˈvʌl.ʃən/ us  
a sudden movement of the muscles in your body that you cannot control, caused by illness or drugs: She went into convulsions and had to be rushed to hospital.
Translations of “convulsion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 驚厥, 抽搐,痙攣…
in Russian судорога…
in Turkish ani kasılma, sarsılma, havale geçirme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惊厥, 抽搐,痉挛…
in Polish drgawka…
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