anterograde amnesia


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anterograde amnesia

[′an·tə·rə‚grād am′nēzhə]
(medicine)
Loss of memory for the period subsequent to a sudden trauma or a seizure.
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(10) Left hippocampal lesions have been seen to cause both retrograde and anterograde amnesia, although they are less likely to cause difficulties in long-term memory or recall difficulties.
These extracts, as in the case of all other extracts comprising two or more of the B, Y, P, and A herbs, were devoid of significant side effects with respect to altered locomotor activity, decreased motor coordination on the rotarod, and anterograde amnesia in the passive step-through avoidance test at 120 mg/kg (Figure 6).
Posttraumatic Retrograde and Anterograde Amnesia: Pathophysiology and Implications in Grading and Safe Return to Play.
Murugadoss' psychological thriller cast mir as a victim of anterograde amnesia (or short- term memory loss).
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.
Similarly retrograde and anterograde amnesia is characterized by lesions in lateral cortex of the interior temporal lobe and hippocampus respectively (Lahey, 2007).
Amnesia is characterized by a disturbance in memory that is manifested either by an inability to recall previously learned information or past events (retrograde amnesia) or, less relevant here, an inability to learn and retain new information (anterograde amnesia).
In addition, the patient may experience retrograde and anterograde amnesia relative to the seizure.
The disease is characterized by anterograde amnesia, or loss of ability to form new memories.
The inability of the brain to lay down new memories is known as anterograde amnesia. Such is a fate much to be desired by many abortion clinic personnel, one suspects, but attained by few.>EN
His "condition", anterograde amnesia, tragically hampers this full realization.
A person may lose some or all memories prior to the causative event (retrograde amnesia) or be unable to form new memories from the onset of the event (anterograde amnesia).