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pe·tit mal

n :  epilepsy caused by a usu. inherited dysrhythmia of the electrical pulsations of the brain and characterized by attacks of mild convulsive seizures with transient clouding of consciousness without amnesia and with or without slight movements of the head, eyes, or extremities - compare GRAND MAL  .
 
   

 
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