subclinical absence

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subclinical absence n.
Transient impairment of thinking without overt manifestations, demonstrable only by psychological testing, and accompanied by an outburst of spike and wave complexes appearing at a rate of 3 per second on an electroencephalogram.

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subclinical absence

noun
a transient impairment of cortical function demonstrable only by 3-per-second brainwave spikes 
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