Definition of ictal in English:


Syllabification: ic·tal
Pronunciation: /ˈiktl


  • Of or relating to a seizure.
    More example sentences
    • It was considered ictal when the injection was made until the most evident clinical or EEG findings end.
    • In our patients, ictal vomiting does not lateralize temporal lobe epilepsy and is not specific to pathology.
    • A multivariate analysis upon ictal chronology and interictal spikes predicts perfusion patterns in temporal lobe epilepsy.


1950s: from ictus + -al.

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