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English definition of “epilepsy”


noun [U]    /ˈep·əˌlep·si/
a disease of the brain that may cause a person to become unconscious and fall , and to lose control of his or her movements for a short time epileptic    /ˌep·əˈlep·tɪk/ adjective [not gradable]
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