Definitions for "Paroxysm"
The fit, attack, or exacerbation, of a disease that occurs at intervals, or has decided remissions or intermissions.
Any sudden and violent emotion; spasmodic passion or action; a convulsion; a fit.
Fit, sudden attack.
Phenomenon of abrupt onset that rapidly attains a maximum and terminates suddenly; distinguished from background activity. Commonly refers to an epileptiform discharge on the EEG.