focal epilepsy n.
An epileptic attack in which disturbance of cerebral function causes the twitching of a limb, the occurrence of a somatosensory or special sense phenomenon, or a focal disturbance of complex mental functions. Also called cortical epilepsy.
|epilepsy in which the attacks begins with an isolated disturbance of cerebral function (as a twitching of a limb or an illusory sensation or a mental disturbance) [syn: cortical epilepsy]|
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