dysmnesia

[ dis-nee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an impairment of memory.

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Origin of dysmnesia

dys- + Greek mnês(is) a remembering + -ia
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Medical definitions for dysmnesia

dysmnesia
[ dĭs-nēzhə ]

n.

A naturally poor or an impaired memory.
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