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Seizure vs. Spasm

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Seizurenoun

The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law.

‘the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.’; ‘The search warrant permitted the seizure of evidence.’;

Spasmnoun

A sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ.

Seizurenoun

A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure).

‘He fell to the floor and convulsed when the epileptic seizure occurred.’;

Spasmnoun

A violent, excruciating seizure of pain.

Seizurenoun

A sudden onset of pain or emotion.

‘He felt the sudden seizure of pain as the heart attack began.’;

Spasmnoun

A sudden and temporary burst of energy, activity, or emotion.

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Seizurenoun

(obsolete) Retention within one's grasp or power; possession; ownership.

Spasmverb

To produce and undergo a spasm.

Seizurenoun

That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

Spasmnoun

An involuntary and unnatural contraction of one or more muscles or muscular fibers.

Seizurenoun

The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.

Spasmnoun

A sudden, violent, and temporary effort or emotion; as, a spasm of repentance.

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Seizurenoun

Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership.

‘Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust,And give me seizure of the mighty wealth.’;

Spasmnoun

a painful and involuntary muscular contraction

Seizurenoun

That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

Spasmnoun

(pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

Seizurenoun

a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease;

‘he suffered an epileptic seizure’;

Spasm

A spasm is a sudden involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ such as the bladder. A spasmodic muscle contraction may be caused by many medical conditions, including dystonia.

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Seizurenoun

the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Seizurenoun

the act of taking of a person by force

Seizurenoun

the taking possession of something by legal process

Seizure

A seizure, formally known as an epileptic seizure, is a period of symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. Outward effects vary from uncontrolled shaking movements involving much of the body with loss of consciousness (tonic-clonic seizure), to shaking movements involving only part of the body with variable levels of consciousness (focal seizure), to a subtle momentary loss of awareness (absence seizure).

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