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Definition of Atonic seizure

Atonic seizure: A seizure in which the person suddenly loses muscle tone and strength and, unless supported, falls down. Also called drop attack or drop seizure. Atonic means a lack of muscle tone and strength.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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