temporal-lobe epilepsy

[ tem-per-uh l-lohb ]
/ ˈtɛm pər əlˌloʊb /

noun Pathology.

a type of seizure disorder produced by abnormal electric discharges in the temporal lobe of the brain, characterized by the occurrence of any of a variety of auras followed by a brief loss of consciousness with accompanying repetitive, automatic movements.

Nearby words

  1. temporal plane,
  2. temporal pole,
  3. temporal process,
  4. temporal ridge,
  5. temporal summation,
  6. temporality,
  7. temporalize,
  8. temporary,
  9. temporary cartilage,
  10. temporary denture


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Medicine definitions for temporal lobe epilepsy

temporal lobe epilepsy

n.

psychomotor epilepsy

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