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Topic: Temporal

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  II. Osteology. 5a. 4. The Temporal Bone. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
The superior border is long, thin, and sharp, and serves for the attachment of the temporal fascia; the inferior, short, thick, and arched, has attached to it some fibers of the Masseter.
138) is concave; it presents depressions corresponding to the convolutions of the temporal lobe of the brain, and grooves for the branches of the middle meningeal vessels.
The chief subsequent changes in the temporal bone apart from increase in size are: (1) The tympanic ring extends outward and backward to form the tympanic part.
www.bartleby.com /107/34.html   (3162 words)

Temporal arteritis is an inflammatory disease that involves arteries branching from the large carotid artery.
Temporal arteritis is also known as giant cell arteritis or cranial arteritis because it can involve any artery in the cranium, although it commonly affects the temporal artery and the ophthalmic artery, leading to the symptoms mentioned below.
Temporal arteritis is suspected by the clinical history along with a blood test called the sedimentation rate.
www.apma-nc.com /PatientEducation/temporal_arteritis.htm   (734 words)

 Temporal Parts
Indeed, the statue is a temporal part of the lump of clay, composed of some of the instantaneous temporal parts which compose the lump.
Typical temporal parts theorists argue that such indeterminacy results from a mismatch between human language and temporarily-coincident objects (of the sort discussed in section 4.1).
Temporal parts accounts of vague persistence are defended by Sider (2001, section 4.9) (Sider presents a distinctive argument which will be discussed in section 8) and Heller (2000).
plato.stanford.edu /entries/temporal-parts   (13594 words)

 Temporal Arthritis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Temporal arteritis (TA) is an inflammation of the blood vessels at the...
The incidence and clinical characteristics of peripheral arthritis in polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis...
The incidence and clinical characteristics of peripheral arthritis in polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis: a prospective study of 231 cases.
www.fixarthritis.com /arthritis/temporal-arthritis.html   (506 words)

 temporal lobe epilepsy, temporal lobectomy
Temporal lobectomy is most commonly done to remove scarring in the deep portion of the temporal lobe.
A standard anterolateral temporal lobectomy involves removing 4-5 cm of lateral cortex (superior, middle, and inferior temporal gyri) and the parahippocampal formation (parahippocampal gyrus and hippocampus).
The posterior aspect of the resection is measured from the anterior aspect of the middle compartment (the tip of the temporal lobe) and resection starts by coagulating and cutting the blood vessels and transparent membrane covering the portion of the temporal lobe to be removed.
www.clevelandclinic.org /neuroscience/treat/epilepsy/surgery/procedures/temporal.htm   (297 words)

 ipedia.com: Temporal lobe Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The underside (ventral) part of the temporal cortex appears to be involved in high-level visual processing of complex stimuli such as faces (fusiform gyrus) and scenes (parahippocampal cortex).
The medial temporal lobe (near the saggital plane that divides left and right cerebral hemispheres) is thought to be involved in episodic/declarative memory.
Deep inside the medial temporal lobe, the hippocampus seems to be particularly important for memory function, and it also seems to play a part in controlling spatial behaviour.
www.ipedia.com /temporal_lobe.html   (371 words)

 Seizures and the Sight of God
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) sufferers also may become increasingly obsessed with religion, the study and practice of it (1).
The team studied patients of temporal lobe epilepsy measuring galvanic skin response on the left hands of the patients (11).
The results of the study showed a greater arousal in the temporal lobe epilepsy sufferers to religious words in comparison to the non-religious, whom were aroused by sexual words, and religious control groups, whom were aroused by religious and sexual words (10).
serendip.brynmawr.edu /bb/neuro/neuro01/web2/Eguae.html   (1088 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Temporal arteritis
Temporal arteritis is a disorder involving inflammation and damage to blood vessels, particularly the large or medium arteries that branch from the external carotid artery of the neck.
Giant cell, cranial, or temporal arteritis occurs when there is inflammation and necrosis (death of the tissues) of one or more arteries.
It most commonly occurs in the head, especially in the temporal arteries that branch from the carotid artery of the neck.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000448.htm   (708 words)

 Temporal Lobe Function   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Selective attention to visual or auditory input is common with damage to the temporal lobes (Milner, 1968).
The temporal lobes are involved in the primary organization of sensory input (Read, 1981).
The temporal lobes are highly associated with memory skills.
www.neuroskills.com /tbi/btemporl.html   (271 words)

 Chronos: Temporal Phasing
Temporal phasing does not remove an object from the physical (four-dimensional) Universe; rather, it changes the relative time flow around the object.
Swift) has a fifth-dimensional temporal accelerator that can be carried on the body, with an effect radius of two meters and an acceleration ratio of thirty-to-one compared with the rest of the world.
Due to the lessened gravity and inertial mass, it is not advised that people remain in temporal acceleration fields for long periods of time, since their muscles and bones will start to atrophy as if they were in outer space or on the Moon.
chronos.ws /phasing.html   (1533 words)

 Webvision: Temporal Resolution
Temporal summation refers to the eyeĆ­s ability to sum the effects of individual quanta of light over time.
Temporal summation is also affected by other test variables such as background luminance and the size of the stimulus size.
In the temporal domain, at high light levels, the S-cone pathways has a temporal summation time of approximately 100ms, whereas the longer-wavelength cone pathway has a temporal integration of approximately 50msec (Krauskopf and Mollon, 1971).
webvision.med.utah.edu /temporal.html   (2650 words)

 Temporal Arteritis
Temporal arteritis, also known as giant cell arteritis, is an inflammatory condition affecting the medium-sized blood vessels that supply the head, eyes, and optic nerves.
Patients with temporal arteritis usually notice visual symptoms in one eye at first, but as many as 50% may notice symptoms in the fellow eye within days if the condition is untreated.
A small section of the temporal artery is removed and examined under magnification for inflammatory cells.
www.stlukeseye.com /Conditions/TemporalArteritis.asp   (452 words)

 Temporal Intelligence
One of the most powerful aspects of the temporal approach to intelligence is that it is based on a single unifying concept: the relative arrival times of discrete signals.
Finally, a temporal system is ideally suited to the goal of emulating what is probably the most important attribute of biological intelligence: the ability to learn to anticipate or predict the evolution of various phenomena in one's environment.
The problem with characterizing intelligence as being anything other than temporal is that it overlooks the significance of one of the most important discoveries of neurobiology in the last century: all sensory phenomena are converted into discrete spikes prior to being processed by the brain.
pages.sbcglobal.net /louis.savain/AI/Temporal_Intelligence.htm   (1781 words)

 Temporal Lobe Epilepsy : Epilepsy.com
The two temporal lobes (one on each side of the brain at about the level of the ears) are the most common location for the origin of partial seizures, which start in one localized area, also called a seizure focus.
Temporal lobe seizures usually begin in the deeper portions of the brain's temporal lobe.
The operation (called a temporal lobectomy) usually removes only the abnormal part of the temporal lobe, not the entire lobe.
www.epilepsy.com /epilepsy/epilepsy_temporallobe.html   (1089 words)

 Incidence of Instant and Flux on Temporal and Pictorial Objects, Listeners and Spectators
Theatrical temporality did and has, to use Fried’s term, "defeated" the project of Diderot and the moment of Manet, and this is the temporality informing the time of cinema.
Should the painter not renounce the temporal flux (by choosing the most discrete element, the most compact particle of the space of the painting: the most critical moment), he will plunge into the murky depths of oblivion, dispersion, distraction, those of the arbitrary character of the arrests and spurts of the imagination.
This is the Husserl closest to the Wagners, the Thalbergs, the Lenins and the Grimms.
tekhnema.free.fr /4Collins.htm   (9527 words)

 Temporal Cold War - Memory Alpha
The Temporal Cold War is an ongoing conflict being fought between several time-travelling factions in different periods, each trying to manipulate history for its own benefit, in violation of the Temporal Accords.
It is as of yet unknown exactly what the motivations of the different factions are, although it seems clear that the Temporal Prime Directive has been rescinded (at least partially) by a future Starfleet for the duration of this conflict.
In March 2153 the Suliban benefactor informed Captain Archer of yet another faction in the Temporal Cold War, explaining that this one had informed the Xindi that humanity would destroy their homeworld in the 26th century, leading to the Xindi attack on Earth.
www.memory-alpha.org /en/index.php/Temporal_Cold_War   (1635 words)

 eMedicine - Temporal Arteritis : Article by Ann G Egland, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Temporal arteritis is a commonly used term, as inflammation often strikes the temporal artery, causing temporal-located headaches.
Causes: Temporal arteritis may be part of an immune-mediated process, although the cyclical nature of outbreaks in a study in Minnesota suggests a possible infectious etiology.
Temporal arteritis impairs sight in the affected eye, and as many as three fourths of patients with unilateral blindness lose vision in the contralateral eye within 3 weeks.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic568.htm   (2697 words)

 eMedicine - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy : Article by David Y Ko, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Background: Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) was defined in 1985 by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) as a condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures originating from the medial or lateral temporal lobe.
Occipital lobe epilepsy: This type of epilepsy may propagate to the temporal lobe and be clinically indistinguishable from a temporal lobe seizure (see article Identification of Potential Epilepsy Surgery Candidates).
Temporal lobectomy is the definitive treatment for medically intractable TLE (see article Identification of Potential Epilepsy Surgery Candidates).
www.emedicine.com /NEURO/topic365.htm   (4843 words)

 Temporal Logic
The importance of the S and U operators is that they are expressively complete with respect to first-order temporal properties on continuous, strictly linear temporal orders (which is not true for the one-place operators on their own).
The reification of time instants implied by the method of temporal arguments may be regarded as philosophically suspect, instants being rather artificial constructs unsuited to playing a foundational role in temporal discourse.
This kind of manoeuvre lies at the heart of hybrid temporal logics in which the standard apparatus of propositions and tense operators is supplemented by propositions which are true at unique instants, thereby effectively naming those instants without invoking philosophically dubious reification.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/logic-temporal   (3508 words)

 TEMPORAL ARTHRITIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CONTACT US Temporal arthritis or giant cell arthritis is a systemic inflammatory illness that affects people over the age of 50.
The temporal artery also supplies the optic nerve and one of the most serious, and gratefully rare, complications of temporal arthritis is blindness.
The cause of temporal arthritis is unknown but is assumed to be, at least in part, an effect of the immune response.
www.arthritispharmacy.com /arthritis/arthritis-pain/TEMPORAL_ARTHRITIS.html   (571 words)

 Introduction: Temporal arteritis - WrongDiagnosis.com
Temporal arteritis information: Temporal arteritis (also called cranial or giant cell arteritis) is an inflammation of the temporal artery (which runs over the temple, beside the eye).
Researching symptoms of Temporal arteritis: Further information about the symptoms of Temporal arteritis is available including a list of symptoms of Temporal arteritis, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Temporal arteritis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Statistics and Temporal arteritis: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Temporal arteritis, prevalence and incidence statistics for Temporal arteritis, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /t/temporal_arteritis/intro.htm   (249 words)

 Patterns for things that change with time
The essential point of Temporal Property is that you remove the obvious effectivity date, instead you use what looks like a regular property, but with an accessor that takes a date as an argument.
The essence of Temporal Property is this notion of having an accessor that is parameterized by date that frees the users of this property from having to navigate through a bunch of objects with Effectivity.
Temporal Property introduces the notion of referring to things with a time-based index, but takes it only so far as a single property.
www.martinfowler.com /ap2/timeNarrative.html   (3064 words)

 Temporal authority
Although the temporal authority must have such a law by which to judge unbelievers, and although you yourselves may also use it for judging others, still you should not invoke or use it for yourselves and in you own affairs.
Having learned that there must be temporal authority on earth, and how it is to be exercised in a Christian and salutary manner, we must now learn how far its arm extends and how widely its hand stretches, lest it extent too far and encroach upon God's kingdom and government.
Again, you say, "The temporal power is not forcing men to believe; it is simply seeing to it externally that no one deceives the people by false doctrine; how could heretics otherwise be restrained?" Answer: This the bishops should do; it is a function entrusted to them and not to the princes.
www.augustana.edu /religion/lutherproject/TemporalAuthority/Temporalauthority.HTM   (14184 words)

 MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN TEMPORAL BONE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Preparation of the human temporal bone for microscopic study generally involves fixation, decalcification, embedding in a supporting medium such as celloidin and sectioning parallel to the long axis of the specimen at a thickness of 20 um.
Human Temporal Bone - A good overview of the middle and inner ears can be obtained by observing a human temporal bone from its superior surface after the tegmen tympani has been removed.
Orientation: Because the long axis of the temporal bone is 45° to the midsagittal plane of the skull, true medial is deep into the screen (or page) and true lateral is out towards the viewer.
oto.wustl.edu /bbears/tb-intro.htm   (824 words)

 Temporal Anomalies: 12 Monkeys
The temporal anomaly terminology used here is drawn from Appendix 11: Temporal Anomalies of Multiverser from Valdron Inc, and is illustrated on the home page of this web site.
Without a temporal viewer of any type, they cannot discover history without changing it, and therefore the history they discover is the one which they have created.
Now the James Cole who is sent back on the first temporal trip has seen a man shot, has seen a woman rush to help him, and has looked into the concerned and knowing eyes of that woman.
www.mjyoung.net /time/monkeys.html   (5245 words)

 The Temporal Bone
So, studying donated temporal bones after death is one of the best ways to learn about the causes of ear disorders, and to devise new treatments and cures.
The integrity of the anatomic detail of a processed temporal bone specimen is inversely related to postmortem time.
Therefore, the sooner a temporal bone can be procured after death, the better it will pass through the preparation process, and the more valuable the specimen will be.
www.tbregistry.org /body/tempbone.htm   (723 words)

 Analysis Pattern: Temporal Property
The basic representation and interface for a temporal collection is similar to a map: provide a get and put operation that uses a date as an index.
When you have a temporal collection written, then it is easy to make a temporal collection of addresses for a customer.
One of the biggest problems using the temporal collection is if you have to persist the collection into a relational database - the mapping to tables is not exactly straightforward.
martinfowler.com /ap2/temporalProperty.html   (1742 words)

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