Definition of ictal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪktəl/


Relating to a seizure.
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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