frontotemporal love

Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the frontal and temporal bones or lobes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to both frontal and temporal bones, or to the corresponding regions of the skull.

Etymologies

fronto- +‎ temporal (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Senator Pete Domenici (R-NM) is set to announce his retirement today for health reasons, citing a form of dementia called frontotemporal lobar degeneration.

    Domenici To Cite Brain Disorder As Cause Of Retirement

  • ELIZABETH COHEN, CNN MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: It's called frontotemporal lobar degeneration and it's a form of dementia.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2007

  • The other Bay Area winner, William Seeley, 39, is a neurologist and researcher with UCSF who studies a mysterious disease called frontotemporal dementia that is second only to Alzheimer's for causing early senility.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • The other two genes studied have been linked to another form of inherited dementia, called frontotemporal dementia.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Solboe's family has been hit hard by a genetic brain disorder called frontotemporal dementia, in which the parts of the brain that largely govern personality, behavior and language shrink.

    Columnist: Stephen Miller

  • There are three recognized subtypes of FTLD: a behavioral subtype called frontotemporal dementia and two language subtypes, called progressive nonfluent aphasia and semantic dementia.

    Penn State Live

  • On January 26, 2010, Allon announced the commencement of a clinical trial program evaluating davunetide as a treatment for progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), one of a group of progressive disorders called frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • The fatal disease, known as frontotemporal dementia, "is at least as common as Alzheimer's disease in people under age 60," according to UCSF.

    Philadelphia Business News - Local Philadelphia News | The Philadelphia Business Journal

  • Pick's disease, also known as frontotemporal dementia, is a clinical syndrome associated with shrinking of the frontal and temporal anterior lobes of the brain, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • One group of tauopathies, known as frontotemporal dementia with parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17), is directly associated with mutations of the gene tau.

    Journal of Biological Chemistry current issue

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