anterograde amnesia

anterograde amnesia
loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma
Hypernyms: ↑amnesia, ↑memory loss, ↑blackout

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anterograde amnesia /anˈtə-rō-grād am-nēˈzhə or -zyə/ (behaviourism)
Loss of memory for events after injury to the brain or mental trauma, with little effect on information acquired previously
ORIGIN: L anterior previous, and gradī, gressus to go; ↑amnesia

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