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amnesic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to a person who has a loss of memory or a fragmentary loss of memory: Jo's father was an amnesic patient in the retirement home and was quite unmindful when going outside for a walk in winter by totally forgetting to put on any type of winter clothing.
This entry is located in the following units: -ic (page 13) mne-, mnem-, mnemon-, mnes-, -mnesia, -mnesiac, -mnesic, -mnestic (page 1)
Word Entries containing the term: “amnesic
amnesic aphasia, nominal aphasia
An aphasia in which the principal deficit is difficulty in naming people and objects which they have seen, heard, or felt; due to lesions in various portions of the language area.
This entry is located in the following unit: -phasia, -phasic, -phasis, -phasy + (page 1)
amnesic apraxia (s), amnesic apraxias (pl) (nouns)
The inability to produce a movement on command because it is forgotten, although the ability to perform the movement is present: "The woman's amnesic apraxia was demonstrated when she could do the same movements of her fingers and hands that the doctor did; however, when she was told to move her fingers and hands again when the physician didn't do it, she couldn't remember how to repeat the actions."
This entry is located in the following unit: praxis-, -praxsis, -praxia, -praxic, -praxi- (page 1)