EPILEPTIC CRY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A cry produced by contraction of the chest and larynx during the tonic phaes of a tonic-clonic seizure. Also called in itial cry. EPILEPTIC CRY: "An epileptic cry is made by a person suffering from a tonic-clonic seizure." Related Psychology Terms TONIC-CLONIC SEIZURE CONVULSION GENERALIZED SEIZURE TONIC EPILEPSY ANTICONVULSANTS ELECTRONARCOSIS ATONIC SEIZURE SEIZURE GLOTTAL PSEUDOCONVULSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EPILEPTIC CRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epileptic-cry/ (accessed February 20, 2020).