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1Directed forward in time.The opposite of retrograde
- 1.1Of or denoting a type of amnesia involving inability to remember any new information.‘Along with these ‘desired’ effects, users also commonly experience confusion, anterograde amnesia, and delirium.’
- ‘On the day that patients regained consciousness, most had no residual disability, although some seemed to have retrograde or anterograde amnesia.’
- ‘‘Your father,’ she continued, ‘has something called anterograde amnesia.’’
- ‘Discrete damage to the brain, especially to parts of the interior surface of the temporal lobes of the cerebral hemispheres, can also cause profound anterograde amnesia.’
- ‘Following these subtle changes, anterograde memory impairments without any obvious sensory, motor, or motivational deficits are the defining feature of the early stages of this disorder.’
- 1.1Of or denoting a type of amnesia involving inability to remember any new information.
Late 19th century from anterior, on the pattern of retrograde.
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