temporal lobe syndrome

temporal lobe syndrome

The functional loss of major portions of the temporal lobes and rhinencephalon–amygdala, hippocampus, uncus and hippocampal gyrus Clinical Visual agnosia, tendency to examine all objects orally, loss of emotion, hypersexuality–heterosexual, autosexual and homosexual activity, and ↑ consumption of meat. See Hypersexuality.
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