anterograde amnesia

/ (ˈæntərəʊˌɡreɪd) /


amnesia caused by brain damage in which the memory loss relates to events occurring after the damageCompare retrograde amnesia

Word Origin for anterograde amnesia

from Latin anterior previous and -grade
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Medicine definitions for anterograde amnesia

anterograde amnesia


A condition in which events that occurred after the onset of amnesia cannot be recalled and new memories cannot be formed.
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