Can anyone tell me what's a myoclonic seizure?

See below. Someone having a myoclonic seizure has rapid, jerklike movements that can affect the face, arms, legs, and/or trunk. They can occur alone or as part of a mixed generalized seizure disorder.
Sudden jerk of body. Myoclonic seizures consist of sudden jerking of the body usually flexing at the waist, but can also suddenly throw the person to the ground. They may also cause a flexion of the body with upraising of the arms.

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