Definition of antiepileptic in English:

antiepileptic

adjective

Medicine
  • Used to treat epilepsy; of or relating to the treatment of epilepsy.

noun

Medicine
  • A medicinal agent used to treat epilepsy; = anti-convulsant.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Culpeper (1616–1654), physician and astrologer. From anti- + epileptic. In use as adjective after post-classical Latin antepilepticus. In use as noun after post-classical Latin antepileptica, plural.

Pronunciation

antiepileptic

/ˌantɪɛpɪˈlɛptɪk/