TITLE

psychomotor epilepsy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1809
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "psychomotor epilepsy" is presented. It refers to the temporal lobe epilepsy.
ACCESSION #
21242763

 

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