convulsants

convulsant

[kuhn-vuhl-suhnt]
adjective
1.
causing convulsions; convulsive.
noun
2.
a convulsant agent.

Origin:
1870–75; convulse + -ant

anticonvulsant, adjective, noun
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convulsant (kənˈvʌlsənt)
 
adj
1.  producing convulsions
 
n
2.  a drug that produces convulsions
 
[C19: from French, from convulser to convulse]

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convulsant con·vul·sant (kən-vŭl'sənt)
adj.
Causing or producing convulsions. n.
An agent, such as a drug, that causes convulsions.

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