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Turkish translation of “convulsion”


noun [C]     /kənˈvʌlʃən/
a sudden uncontrollable movement of muscles in your body, caused by illness or drugs
ani kasılma, sarsılma, havale geçirme
Shaking, swinging and vibratingDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
(Definition of convulsion noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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