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Introduction: Catalepsy

Description of Catalepsy

Catalepsy (medical condition): Complete trance-like mental detachment...more »

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Catalepsy: a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Catalepsy: diminished responsiveness characterized by trancelike states and by rigidity of muscles; patient tends to remain in any position in which he is placed.
Source: CRISP

Catalepsy: A condition characterized by inactivity, decreased responsiveness to stimuli, and a tendency to maintain an immobile posture. The limbs tend to remain in whatever position they are placed (waxy flexibility). Catalepsy may be associated with PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS (e.g., SCHIZOPHRENIA, CATATONIC), nervous system drug toxicity, and other conditions.
Source: MeSH 2007

Catalepsy: Related Topics

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Catalepsy as a Disease

Catalepsy (medical condition): See Catalepsy (disease information).
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Catalepsy: Related Diseases

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Catalepsy

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Catalepsy can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Catalepsy

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Source: WordNet 2.1

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