temporal lobe

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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.

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

tem′poral lobe`

the lateral lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the occipital lobe.

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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Those electrodes eavesdropped on individual nerve cells, or neurons, in the medial temporal lobe, a brain area known to help make sense of visual information.
Approximately 80% of epilepsy cases are what is known as temporal lobeepilepsy, in which the seizures appear to originate in the temporal lobe of the brain, researchers said.
Approximately 80 percent of epilepsy cases are what is known as temporal lobe epilepsy, in which the seizures appear to originate in the temporal lobe of the brain.
Although the exact pathophysiology of SUDEP is not determined, patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy represent an at-risk population because of autonomic dysregulation.
A quantitative analysis of spiking in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy by Lieb et al [1] has revealed that the epileptogenic focus (the region of the brain that triggers a seizure) generates spikes at maximum mean spiking rate and minimum coefficient of variation, and minimum variance in inter-spike intervals.
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This edition has new cranial CT sequences of the axial and coronal temporal bone; an expanded MR imaging section with new 3-Tesla MR images of the temporal lobe and hippocampus, basilar artery, cranial nerves, cavernous sinus, and other areas; and new arterial MR angiography sequences of the neck and additional larynx images.
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They found that the arcuate fasciculus, a collection of nerve fibres connecting auditory regions at the temporal lobe with the motor area located at the frontal lobe in the left hemisphere of the brain, allows the 'sound' of a word to be connected to the regions responsible for its articulation.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated dehiscence from the area of the medial temporal lobe into the sphenoid sinus with herniation of the brain into the sphenoid sinus (figure 2).