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epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities) absence , petit mal epilepsy
English author whose work used such techniques as stream of consciousness and the interior monologue; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1882-1941) Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf , Virginia Woolf , Woolf
loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness anaesthesia , anesthesia
absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness analgesia
attribution of consciousness and personality to natural phenomena such as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to objects such as plants and stones animatism
sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain apoplexy , cerebrovascular accident , CVA , stroke
perception of one's own consciousness apperception
consciousness to express subconscious, suspension of automatism
state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness awareness , sentience
momentary loss of consciousness blackout
death when respiration and other reflexes are absent; consciousness is gone; organs can be removed for transplantation before the heartbeat stops brain death , cerebral death
injury to the brain caused by a blow; usually resulting in loss of consciousness concussion
spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain deliquium , faint , swoon , syncope
dissociation so severe that the usually integrated functions of consciousness and perception of self break down dissociative disorder
your consciousness of your own identity ego , self
(Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness enlightenment , Nirvana
disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions epilepsy
convulsions accompanied by impaired consciousness epileptic seizure
lose consciousness faint
dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days fugue
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