the surgical removal of a temporal lobe or a part of it. It might be done as part of the remediation of temporal lobe epilepsy, the residence and size of the lesion determining which tissues and the related actions might be impacted.

TEMPORAL LOBECTOMY: "Temporal lobectomies are not common practice in today's modern world."
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