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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Antiepiléptico

Antiepileptic (AN-tee-EH-pih-LEP-tik)
A drug or other substance used to prevent or stop seizures or convulsions. Also called anticonvulsant.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.