Definitions

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  • adj. That causes amnesia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Causing loss of memory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing amnesia or loss of memory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or caused by amnesia

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Examples

  • For the four-month study, published online Sept. 12 in Archives of Neurology, Seattle researchers recruited 104 people with mild memory problems related to Alzheimer's disease or a condition known as amnestic mild cognitive impairment aMCI.

    Insulin spray may improve Alzheimer's symptoms

  • Archives of Neurology, Seattle researchers recruited 104 people with mild memory problems related to Alzheimer's disease or a condition known as amnestic mild cognitive impairment aMCI.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Patients in a small study -- who include people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's and a pre-Alzheimer's condition known as amnestic mild cognitive impairment, or aMCI -- showed improvement in overall cognitive function.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • FRIDAY, Feb. 3 HealthDay News -- A series of specific "yes" or "no" questions could help doctors distinguish between people who have normal memory loss that comes with age and those with a condition known as amnestic mild cognitive impairment, according to a new study.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • It can cause something known as hypotonia or all your muscles just become very flaccid and they can cause people to become amnestic, meaning they forget everything that's about to happen to them, which is why it became a date rape drug.

    CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2007

  • Domoic acid is produced by the diatom Nitzschia pungens and has been isolated in shellfish from Prince Edward Island, Canada. 10 This toxin is responsible for amnestic shellfish poisoning (ASP) in humans causing symptoms of gastroenteritis and neurotoxicity.

    Fish poisonings and envenomations

  • In court papers the fallen financier claimed family members had to "educate" him on his previous life, and being "completely amnestic to his life prior to the assault", 59 years had been "stolen" from him.

    Allen Stanford deemed fit to stand trial

  • But ischemic/hypoxic patients, if conscious, are confused, agitated and amnestic, not calm and serene.

    Deepak Chopra: Can Science Explain the Soul?

  • On Saturday, he read at least two extended fictional pieces, one from the point of view of a depressed fox looking to carry out his own suicide as road kill, and another as an amnestic defender of the blind.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Tragically, there are enough ignorant and historically amnestic voters ready to mindlessly swallow this re-engineered demonization of Hillary.

    Obama To Hillary: Stop Playing The Victim

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