Synonyms for grand-mal
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- 1. grand mal epilepsy, grand mal, generalized epilepsy, epilepsia major, epilepsy
- usage: epilepsy in which the attacks involve loss of consciousness and tonic spasms of the musculature followed by generalized jerking
- 2. grand mal, generalized seizure, epilepsia major, epileptic seizure
- usage: a seizure during which the patient becomes unconscious and has convulsions over the entire body