Translation for 'catalepsy' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a catalepsy | catalepsies
NOUN2   catalepsy | -
каталепсия {ж}
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Translation for 'catalepsy' from English to Russian

каталепсия {ж}мед.псих.
Usage Examples English
  • His life crashes around him when he finds he suffers from catalepsy, an incurable condition marked by loss of voluntary motion.
  • It can induce catalepsy featuring the curious symptom of waxy flexibility and the state produced by the drug has been compared to Akinetic mutism.
  • Her romantic temperament could also have been influenced by the chronic catalepsy from which she suffered.
  • He has avoided reality through his catalepsy but also through his fantasies, visions, and obsession with death.
  • AP-7 has been known to cause muscle rigidity and catalepsy in rats following bilateral microinjections (0.02-0.5 nmol) into the globus pallidus and ventral-posterior portions of the caudate-putamen.

  • In Edgar Allan Poe's "The Premature Burial", the narrator develops catalepsy.
  • During a heated argument with her brother, Madeline suddenly falls into catalepsy, a condition in which its sufferers appear dead; her brother—who knows that she is still alive—convinces Winthrop that she is dead and rushes to have her entombed in the family crypt beneath the house.
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