Definition of anterograde in English:
1.1Of or denoting a form of amnesia which involves inability to remember information encountered after its onset.
- 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.’
Late 19th century: from anterior, on the pattern of retrograde.
Definition of anterograde in:
- US English dictionary
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