noun, plural an·am·ne·ses [an-am-nee-seez] /ˌæn æmˈni siz/.
Origin of anamnesis
Examples from the Web for anamnesis
An aunt who gave the anamnesis had known the patient only since she came to the United States, a year before admission.
With the exception of negativism, which appears only in the anamnesis, all the cardinal stupor symptoms are found in this history.
Recollection (anamnesis) alone would prove pre-existence, but not existence after death.
The anamnesis states that she was slow, complained of not being able to think and feeling as if she had no brain.
Frequently these early symptoms are reported in the anamnesis and not actually observed by the physician.
British Dictionary definitions for anamnesis
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for anamnesis
Word Origin and History for anamnesis
"recollection, remembrance," 1650s, from Greek anamnesis "a calling to mind, remembrance," noun of action from stem of anamimneskein "to remember, to remind (someone) of (something), make mention of," from ana "back" (see ana-) + mimneskesthai (see amnesia). Related: Anamnestic.