What is CONVULSION?

C., Local, one affecting one muscle, member, or part of a member. C., Mimetic, C., Mimic, a facial convulsion. C., Oscillating, C., Oscillatory, one in which the separate fiber-bnndles of a muscle are affected successively and not simultaneously. C., Suffocative, laryngismus stridulus. C., Tetanic, the spasm of tetanus. C., Tonic. See Tonic Spasm C., Toxic, that due to the action of some toxic agent upon the nervous system.

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