'Ictus' definitions:

Definition of 'ictus'

From: WordNet
A sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure" [syn: seizure, ictus, raptus]

Definition of 'Ictus'

  • Ictus \Ic"tus\, n. [L., fr. icere, ictum, to strike.]
  • 1. (Pros.) The stress of voice laid upon accented syllable of a word. Cf. Arsis. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. (Med.) A stroke or blow, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'ictus'

From: Moby Thesaurus