absence

  1. the state of being absent
  2. failure to be present
  3. the time interval during which something or somebody is away
  4. epilepsy characterized by paroxysmal attacks of brief clouding of consciousness (a possible other abnormalities)

absence

[n] - the time interval during which something or somebody is away 2. [n] - the state of being absent 3. [n] - failure to be present
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Absence

• (n.) A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence. • (n.) Want; destitution; withdrawal. • (n.) Inattention to things present; abstraction (of mind); as, absence of mind.
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absence

noun failure to be present
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Absence

Ab'sence noun [ French, from Latin absentia . See Absent .] 1. A state of being absent or withdrawn from a place or from companionship; -- opposed to presence . « Not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence . Phil. ii. 12. » ...
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absence

absence 1. The state of being away. 2. The time during which one is away. 3. Lack; want: 'He had an absence of leadership.' 4. The state of being absent-minded; inattentiveness: 'She displayed an absence of mind.'
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absence

Paroxysmal attacks of impaired consciousness, occasionally accompanied by spasm or twitching of cephalic muscles, which usually can be brought on by hyperventilation; depending on the type and severity of the absence, the EEG may show an abrupt onset of a 3/sec spike and wave pattern as in simple absence, or in atypical cases, a 4/sec spike and wav...
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absence

see petit mal epilepsy, under epilepsy.
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absence

Type: Term Pronunciation: ahb-sahns′ Definitions: 1. Paroxysmal attacks of impaired consciousness, occasionally accompanied by spasm or twitching of cephalic muscles, which usually can be brought on by hyperventilation; depending on the type and severity of the absence, the EEG may show an abrupt onset of a 3-second spike-and-wave pattern as ...
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