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temporal lobe epilepsy

noun

Medical 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
April 27, 2015
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