Definition of Focal seizure
1. Noun. Transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity.
Medical Definition of Focal seizure
Lexicographical Neighbors of Focal Seizure
Literary usage of Focal seizure
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"focal seizures The nature of a focal seizure depends on the area of the cortex in which it begins. For example, a seizure beginning in the parietal lobe ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... spasm of a beginning focal seizure. Preyer speaks of the muscles involved in the impulsive acts as possessing such a slow, crawling movement that the ..."
3. The Impact of Chaos on Science and Society by Celso Grebogi, James A. Yorke (1997)
"A focal seizure starts at a specific site in the brain, often corresponding to some sort of physiological damage, and the seizure spreads to other parts of ..."