convulsion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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convulsionnoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /kənˈvʌl.ʃən/
a ​suddenmovement of the ​muscles in ​yourbody that you cannot ​control, ​caused by ​illness or ​drugs: She went into convulsions and had to be ​rushed to ​hospital.
(Definition of convulsion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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convulsionnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /kənˈvʌl·ʃən/
a ​shakingmovement of the ​body that cannot be ​controlled, often caused by ​illness: The ​syndromebrought on convulsions.
(Definition of convulsion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “convulsion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 惊厥, 抽搐,痉挛…
in Turkish ani kasılma, sarsılma, havale geçirme…
in Russian судорога…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驚厥, 抽搐,痙攣…
in Polish drgawka…
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