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psychomotor epilepsy


noun

temporal-lobe epilepsy.

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Nearby words

psychometrics, psychometry, psychomimetic, psychomotor, psychomotor agitation, psychomotor epilepsy, psychomotor retardation, psychoneuroimmunology, psychoneurosis, psychoneurotic, psychopath

Origin of psychomotor epilepsy

First recorded in 1935–40
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Medicine definitions for psychomotor epilepsy

psychomotor epilepsy


n.

An epileptic seizure often associated with temporal lobe disease and characterized by complex sensory, motor, and psychic symptoms such as impaired consciousness with amnesia, emotional outbursts, automatic behavior, and abnormal acts.psychomotor seizure temporal lobe epilepsy
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