Amnesia

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Medical Definition of Amnesia

Amnesia: An impairment to or lack of memory. Antegrade amnesia refers to a lack of memory of events occurring after a traumatic event, whereas retrograde amnesia refers to lack of memory of events that occurred before the event.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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