lucid interval

noun

Medical Definition of lucid interval

: a temporary period of rationality or neurological normality (as between periods of dementia or immediately following a fatal head injury)

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“Lucid interval.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lucid%20interval. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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