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Klüver-Bucy syndrome

[ kloo-ver-byoo-see ]
/ ˈklu vərˈbyu si /
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noun Psychiatry.

a syndrome caused by bilateral injury to the temporal lobes and characterized by memory defect, hypersexuality, excessive oral behavior, and diminished fear reactions.

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Origin of Klüver-Bucy syndrome

Named after German-born U.S. neurologist Heinrich Klüver (1898–1979) and U.S. neurologist Paul Clancy Bucy (1904–92), who jointly described it in 1938
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