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Definition of catalepsy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

catalepsy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈkæt̮lˌɛpsi//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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a condition in which someone's body becomes stiff and they temporarily become unconscious
NAmE//ˌkæt̮lˈɛptɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: catalepsy