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temporal lobe epilepsy


temporal lobe epilepsy

noun

Definition of TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY

:  epilepsy characterized by partial rather than generalized seizures that typically originate in the temporal lobe and are marked by impairment of consciousness, automatisms, unusual changes in behavior, and hallucinations (as of odors)—abbreviation TLE; called also psychomotor epilepsy
March 06, 2015
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