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tonic-clonic seizure

Generalized seizure characterized by initial contraction of the muscles (tonic phase), which may involve tongue biting and urinary incontinence, followed by rhythmic muscle contractions (clonic phase); also called grand mal seizure.

Related Words

clonic seizure ; generalized seizure ; seizure ; tonic seizure