Antegrade amnesia
Amnesia in which the lack of memory relates to events occurring after a traumatic occurrence.

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  • Amnesia, antegrade — Amnesia in which the lack of memory relates to events occurring after a traumatic occurrence …   Medical dictionary

  • Amnesia — An impairment or lack of memory. Amnesia after a trauma event can be either antegrade (lack of memory related to events occurring after the event) or retrograde (lack of memory related to events occurring before the event). * * * A disturbance in …   Medical dictionary

  • anterograde — 1. Moving forward. Cf.:antegrade. 2. Extending forward from a particular point in time; used in reference to amnesia. [L. gradior, pp. gressus, to step, go] * * * an·tero·grade ant ə (.)rō .grād adj 1) effective for a period immediately following …   Medical dictionary

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