anticonvulsant

Medical Dictionary

anticonvulsant an·ti·con·vul·sant (ān'tē-kən-vŭl'sənt, ān'tī-)
n.
A drug that prevents or relieves convulsions.


an'ti·con·vul'sive (-sĭv) adj.
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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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