cerebral disconnection syndrome


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cerebral disconnection syndrome

(1) A condition caused by an interruption in the connection between the cerebral hemispheres. While the term dissociative syndrome has been used for this condition, the term cerebral disconnection syndrome is preferable, given that dissociative syndrome is also used in psychiatry.
(2) Any of a number of disorders of language caused by a disruption of association pathways; the anatomic basis for these lesions is uncertain.
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