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Klüver-Bucy syndrome

Pronunciation: kle'ver bu'se

Definition: characterized by psychic blindness or hyperreactivity to visual stimuli, increased oral and sexual activity, and depressed drive and emotional reactions. Reported in monkeys after bilateral temporal lobe ablation, but rarely reported in humans.

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