Meaning of temporal-lobe epilepsy

tem'po•ral-lobe ep'ilepsy

Pronunciation: (tem'pur-ul-lōb"), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a type of seizure disorder produced by abnormal electric discharges in the temporal lobe of the brain, characterized by the occurrence of any of a variety of auras followed by a brief loss of consciousness with accompanying repetitive, automatic movements. Also called
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