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amnesia División en sílabas: am·ne·sia
Pronunciación: /amˈnēZHə/

Definición de amnesia en inglés:

sustantivo

A partial or total loss of memory.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He was suffering from total amnesia and dementia praecox and was duly incarcerated in an asylum in Rodez in central France.
  • Total amnesia may also result from a medical operation that goes wrong.
  • Reports by patients of memory loss are of the erasing of autobiographical memories or retrograde amnesia.

Derivados

amnesic

1
Pronunciación: /-zik/ /-sik/
adjetivo& sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • For example, in a case in Arizona, amnesia was confused with everyday forgetting: ‘everyone is amnesic to some degree’.
  • These same studies also show that temporal lobe amnesics have poor memory for the original word list when this memory is tested by an explicit test procedure.
  • These findings are consistent with studies demonstrating that amnesic patients can acquire cognitive skills normally despite having no explicit recollection of the information learned over the training sessions.

amnestic

2
Pronunciación: /amˈnestik/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It induces drowsiness and sleep and is powerfully amnestic.
  • For example, delirium, medication use, and psychiatric illnesses such as amnestic disorders may be associated with cognitive impairment.
  • People who finish residency say that the amnestic process takes them by surprise in how quickly it strikes, and from personal experience I know this to be true, since I can already barely remember what med school was like.

Origen

Late 18th century: from Greek amnēsia 'forgetfulness'.

Palabras que riman con amnesia

anaesthesia (US anesthesia), analgesia, freesia, Indonesia, Silesia, synaesthesia

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