(Greek: above, over, on, upon; besides; in addition to; toward; among)
2. To pull out or to eradicate hair.
2. A medical disorder involving episodes of irregular electrical discharge in the brain and characterized by the periodic sudden loss or impairment of consciousness, often accompanied by convulsions.
When nerve cells in the brain fire electrical impulses at a rate of up to four times higher than normal, this causes a sort of electrical storm in the brain, known as a seizure.
A pattern of repeated seizures is referred to as epilepsy and known causes include head injuries, brain tumors, lead poisoning, maldevelopment of the brain, genetic and infectious illnesses.
Medication controls seizures for the majority of patients.
2. A closing statement; especially, at the end of a play, book, etc.
2. Too frequent menstruation, occurring at any time, but particularly at the beginning and end of menstrual life. Synonym: polymenorhea.