- 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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temporal lobe epilepsy
- psychomotor epilepsy
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