Definition of Anterograde amnesia

1. Noun. Loss of memory for events immediately following a trauma; sometimes in effect for events during and for a long time following the trauma.

Exact synonyms: Posttraumatic Amnesia
Generic synonyms: Amnesia, Blackout, Memory Loss



Definition of Anterograde amnesia

1. Noun. (pathology) The inability to remember new information from the period beginning the amnesic episode. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anterograde amnesia

1. Amnesia in reference to events occurring after the trauma or disease that caused the condition. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anterograde Amnesia

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anterodorsal thalamic nucleus
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anterograde amnesia (current term)
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anterograde conduction
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anterolateral central arteries
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Literary usage of Anterograde amnesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Psychiatry by Joseph Rogues de Fursac, Aaron Joshua Rosanoff (1916)
"... by default of fixation (or simply amnesia of fixation), also known as anterograde amnesia; B. Amnesia of conservation; C. Amnesia of reproduction. ..."

2. Manual of Psychiatry by Joseph Rogues de Fursac, Aaron Joshua Rosanoff (1916)
"... by default of fixation (or simply amnesia of fixation), also known as anterograde amnesia; B. Amnesia of conservation; C. Amnesia of reproduction. ..."

3. The Dissociation of a Personality: A Biographical Study in Abnormal Psychology by Morton Prince (1905)
"... the failure of B IV to remember the period following the hospital accident in 1893 might be classed as what is known : as anterograde amnesia; ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"The anterograde amnesia was only partial. He remembered haying had some ... The anterograde amnesia was not absolute, yet was very pronounced for a period ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"The anterograde amnesia was only partial. He remembered haying had some ... The anterograde amnesia was not absolute, yet was very pronounced for a period ..."

6. Date Rape Drugs: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S. House of edited by Fred Upton (1999)
"Flunitrazepam causes anterograde amnesia in which individuals are unable to ... This anterograde amnesia is particularly problematic when flunitrazepam is ..."

7. Diseases of the nervous system by Alfred Gordon (1908)
"When the period of time following the principal event is forgotten, there is an anterograde amnesia. These two forms may be combined. ..."

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