amnestic syndrome

n.

An organic brain syndrome marked by short-term memory disturbance.

Nearby words

  1. amnesia,
  2. amnesiac,
  3. amnesic,
  4. amnestic,
  5. amnestic aphasia,
  6. amnesty,
  7. amnesty international,
  8. amnio,
  9. amnio-,
  10. amniocentesis


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