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con•vul•sion



Pronunciation: (kun-vul'shun), [key]
n.
1. contortion of the body caused by violent, involuntary muscular contractions of the extremities, trunk, and head.
2. violent agitation or disturbance; commotion.
3. an outburst of great, uncontrollable laughter.

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