uncinate epilepsy

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2264
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A definition of the term "uncinate epilepsy" is presented. It refers to temporal-lobe epilepsy, which originates from a focus in the uncinate region of the temporal lobe of the brain.


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