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Meaning of AMNESIA

Pronunciation:  am'neezhu

 
Matching Terms:  amnesiac, amnesic, amnesic aphasia

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 Definition: An impairment or lack of memory. Amnesia after a trauma event can be either antegrade (lack of memory related to events occurring after the event) or retrograde (lack of memory related to events occurring before the event).
 
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 Related Terms: agnosia, blackout, catalepsy, cataplexy, catatonic stupor, daydreaming, daze, dream state, fugue, fugue state, hypnotic trance, loss of memory, reverie, sleepwalking, somnambulism, stupor, trance, word deafness
 

 

 

 

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