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temporal lobe

The lower lateral lobe of either cerebral hemisphere, located in front of the occipital lobe and containing the sensory center of hearing in the brain.
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temporal lobe

(Anatomy) the laterally protruding portion of each cerebral hemisphere, situated below the parietal lobe and associated with sound perception and interpretation: it is thought to be the centre for memory recall
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tem′poral lobe`

the lateral lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the occipital lobe.
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tem·po·ral lobe

The portion of each cerebral hemisphere lying to the side and rear of the frontal lobe, containing the main speech and language centers of the brain.
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Noun1.temporal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying inside the temples of the head
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
temporal gyrus - any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
amygdala, amygdaloid nucleus, corpus amygdaloideum - an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior
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The healthy child's temporal lobes showed up bright and colorful; the malnourished child's temporal lobes were dark and silent.
The new study suggested that the drop in oxygen may be linked to a shrinking of the brain's temporal lobes and a corresponding decline in memory.
The common pathology of these causes is bilateral destruction or dysfunction of mesial temporal lobes, but there are case reports showing that unilateral damage (left temporal lobectomy or damage of the right amygdala) can also cause similar symptoms (6,7).
The researchers speculated that the network of very small blood vessels in the temporal lobes might be vulnerable to reduced blood flow from the heart.
In order to get better understanding of (to clarify) the pathophysiology of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, this study was conducted to assess the neurochemical alterations in the frontal and temporal lobes in hospitalized patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
There are numerous studies that propose a link between structural abnormalities of the temporal lobes and psychosis [2, 5, 6].
Amnesia following operation on the temporal lobes. In: Darley FL,, Brain Mechanisms underlying speech and language.
Here we describe a case of ECD with central nervous system (CNS) involvement presenting as unilateral visual field deficit that progressed to total visual loss due to involvement of the temporal lobes and the cavernous sinus.
Psychosis in epilepsy is attributed to a phenomenon known as kindling whereby repeated epileptiform discharges in the amygdala and ventral tegmental areas of the brain lead to plastic regenerative changes in the medial temporal lobes. Anomalous axonal sprouting from dentate granule cells has also been attributed in causing psychosis in epileptic patients.
Herpes encephalitis typically involves the temporal lobes with areas of hemorrhage.
Based on the homeostatic model assessment, increased peripheral insulin resistance was significantly associated with decreased glucose metabolism, both globally (P less than .01) and in large areas of the frontal, lateral parietal, and medial and lateral temporal lobes (all P less than .05), Dr.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Using electrodes implanted in the temporal lobes of awake patients, scientists have decoded brain signals at nearly the speed of perception.