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epilepsy

noun [U] uk   /ˈep.ɪ.lep.si/ us  
a condition of the brain that causes a person to become unconscious for short periods or to move in a violent and uncontrolled way: She can't drive because she suffers from/has epilepsy.
Translations of “epilepsy”
in Korean 간질…
in Arabic صَرع…
in French épilepsie…
in Turkish sara, epilepsi…
in Italian epilessia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 癲癇,羊癇瘋,羊角風…
in Russian эпилепсия…
in Polish padaczka, epilepsja…
in Spanish epilepsia…
in Portuguese epilepsia…
in German die Epilepsie…
in Catalan epilèpsia…
in Japanese てんかん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 癫痫,羊痫疯,羊角风…
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