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Definition of Seizure, atonic

Seizure, atonic: A seizure in which the person suddenly loses muscle tone and cannot sit or stand upright. Also known as drop attack and drop seizure.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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