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adj. - Pertaining to the period following a seizure or convulsion.

Usage examples (12)
  • postictal drowsiness
  • Throughout, Fera said she was in what is known as a postictal state -- a drowsy, confused condition when the brain recovers from a seizure.
  • In some children, seizures are shorter, or the postictal state is less disabling; some seizures can be aborted by activation of the VNS during the aura.
  • Aberrant behavior and psychopathology associated with seizure disorders that most often lead to neuropsychiatrie intervention occur during preictal, postictal, and... for more
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