anamnesis


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an·am·ne·sis

 (ăn′ăm-nē′sĭs)
n. pl. an·am·ne·ses (-sēz)
1. Psychology A recalling to memory; recollection.
2. Medicine The complete history recalled and recounted by a patient.

[Greek anamnēsis, from anamimnēskein, anamnē-, to remind : ana-, ana- + mimnēskein, to recall; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

an′am·nes′tic (-nĕs′tĭk) adj.
an′am·nes′ti·cal·ly adv.
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anamnesis

(ˌænæmˈniːsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. (Medicine) the ability to recall past events; recollection
2. (Medicine) the case history of a patient
[C17: via New Latin from Greek, from anamimnēskein to recall, from mimnēskein to call to mind]
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an•am•ne•sis

(ˌæn æmˈni sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. the recollection or remembrance of the past; reminiscence.
2. the medical history of a patient.
3. a prompt immune response to a previously encountered antigen, as after a booster shot in a previously immunized person.
[1650–60; < New Latin < Greek anámnēsis <ana(mi)mnḗ(skein) to remember]
an`am•nes′tic (-ˈnɛs tɪk) adj.
an`am•nes′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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anamnesis

1. a reminiscence.
2. (cap.) the section of Christian liturgies rehearsing the sacriflee of Christ and ending “Do this in remembrance of me.” — anamnestic, adj.
See also: Memory
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anamnesis - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patientanamnesis - the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
case history - detailed record of the background of a person or group under study or treatment
family history - part of a patient's medical history in which questions are asked in an attempt to find out whether the patient has hereditary tendencies toward particular diseases
2.anamnesis - the ability to recall past occurrencesanamnesis - the ability to recall past occurrences
retentiveness, retentivity, retention, memory - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
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These were revealed to men in a former state of existence, and are recovered by reminiscence (anamnesis) or association from sensible things.
Scholars scrutinize the ways in which memory, remembrance, commemoration, and other forms of anamnesis (at individual, collective, and cultural levels) mattered to pre-modern Nordic cultures, and examine how and in what forms these concepts of memory took shape.
IDENTITY NUMBER COMPLAINTS: HEADACHE ANAMNESIS AND EXAMINATION: CRANIAL MR IMAGING OF 20-YEAR-OLD MALE PATIENT WHO WAS SUFFERING FROM HEADACHE WHICH SPREADS FROM NECK TO FOREHEAD, LASTS 4-5 HOURS, OCCURS 2 DAYS IN A WEEK AND WORSENS WITH FATIGUE AND STRESS, SHOWED LESIONS REPORTED AS DEMYELINATING.
Careful review of the anamnesis revealed the patient remembered that after her post-partum hysterectomy she followed RT in high doses but she could not provide any further information or any related medical document.
For the formation adequate groups, a questionnaire was prepared, including questions about anamnesis, objective status and environmental conditions of the women.
Her anamnesis revealed no ocular or systemic diseases except a mild influenza-like illness a week earlier.
A superficial and rigid anamnesis, based on closed questions, leads to lack of revealing relevant information in diagnosing and treating patients.
It was learned that the patient had taken a toothpick soaked meal about 10-15 days ago in her detailed anamnesis after the operation and did not use her prosthetic teeth that day.
However, the diagnosis is not easy in invalid patients with misleading anamnesis. Only one patient reported stomachache in this study.
It was learned that he had prolonged bleeding following a tooth extraction two years ago, and a detailed anamnesis revealed that he had prolonged bleeding following circumcision, he got easily bruised, and bleeding after small cuts did not stop easily.