Definitions for ictusˈɪk təs

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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. seizure, ictus, raptus(noun)

    a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease

    "he suffered an epileptic seizure"

Wiktionary

  1. ictus(Noun)

    the pulse

  2. ictus(Noun)

    A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.

  3. ictus(Noun)

    The stress of voice laid upon an accented syllable of a word. Compare arsis.

  4. Origin: From the ictus, from icio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ictus(noun)

    the stress of voice laid upon accented syllable of a word. Cf. Arsis

  2. Ictus(noun)

    a stroke or blow, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc


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