Definition of ictal in English:

ictal

adjective

Medicine
  • Relating to a seizure.

    • ‘It was considered ictal when the injection was made until the most evident clinical or EEG findings end.’
    • ‘In our patients, ictal vomiting does not lateralize temporal lobe epilepsy and is not specific to pathology.’
    • ‘A multivariate analysis upon ictal chronology and interictal spikes predicts perfusion patterns in temporal lobe epilepsy.’

Origin

1950s: from ictus + -al.

Pronunciation:

ictal

/ˈɪktəl/