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epilepsy

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈepɪlepsi/
a condition of the brain that causes a person to become unconscious and have fits (= periods when you shake in an uncontrolled way) Disorders of muscles and the nervous system
Translations of “epilepsy”
in Arabic صَرع…
in Korean 간질…
in Malaysian sawan…
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 Vietnamese chứng động kinh…
in Spanish epilepsia…
in Portuguese epilepsia…
in Thai โรคลมบ้าหมู…
in German die Epilepsie…
in Catalan epilèpsia…
in Japanese てんかん…
in Indonesian ayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 癫痫,羊痫疯,羊角风…
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