catalepsy

英 ['kæt(ə)lepsɪ] 美 ['kætəlɛpsi]
  • n. [内科] 强直性昏厥;全身僵硬症;[内科] 僵住症
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catalepsy 僵住症

cata-, 向下。-lep, 抓住,词源同lemma, syllable.

catalepsy (n.)
late 14c., cathalempsia, from Medieval Latin catalepsia, from Late Latin catalepsis, from Greek katalepsis "a seizure, a seizing upon, a taking possession," from kataleptos "seized," from katalambanein "to seize upon," from kata- "down" (see cata-) + lambanein "to take" (see analemma).