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eclampsia (n.)

1866, from Modern Latin, from Greek eklampsis "a shining forth, exceeding brightness," from ek- "out" (see ex-) + stem of lampein "to shine" (see lamp) + abstract noun ending -ia.

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Definitions of eclampsia from WordNet

eclampsia (n.)
a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy;
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