anterograde amnesia

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anterograde amnesia

(ˈæntərəʊˌɡreɪd)
n
(Pathology) amnesia caused by brain damage in which the memory loss relates to events occurring after the damage. Compare retrograde amnesia
[from Latin anterior previous and -grade]
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Noun1.anterograde amnesia - loss of memory for events immediately following a traumaanterograde amnesia - loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma
amnesia, memory loss, blackout - partial or total loss of memory; "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"
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This search revealed reports listed as transient amnesia, transient global amnesia, wandering amnesia, anterograde amnesia, dissociative amnesia, and retrograde amnesia.
The following terms were identified as appropriate: Searching for amnesia uncovered reports under this term, but also reports listed as transient amnesia, transient global amnesia, wandering amnesia, anterograde amnesia, dissociative amnesia and retrograde amnesia.