temporal lobe epilepsy

temporal-lobe epilepsy

[tem-per-uhl-lohb]
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.
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temporal lobe epilepsy n.
See psychomotor epilepsy.

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