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.
- Also called psychomotor epilepsy.
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How to use temporal-lobe epilepsy in a sentence
Naturalism tells us that mystics had temporal lobe epilepsy.
Compulsive writing, or hypergraphia, is a well-known, if uncommon, symptom of temporal lobe epilepsy.
The connection between temporal lobe epilepsy and creativity is well known.