temporal lobe epilepsy

temporal lobe epilepsy
temporal lobe epilepsy n 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) abbr. TLE called also psychomotor epilepsy

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a form of epilepsy characterized by complex partial seizures; called also psychomotor e.

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