Definitions for ictic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ic•tusˈɪk təs(n.)(pl.)-tus•es, -tus.

  1. rhythmical or metrical stress in verse.

    Category: Prosody

  2. an epileptic seizure. a stroke, esp. a cerebrovascular accident.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of ictus:

1700–10; < L: stroke, thrust

ic′tic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ictal, ictic(adj)

    of or relating to a seizure or convulsion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ictic(adj)

    pertaining to, or caused by, a blow; sudden; abrupt

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