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amnesia

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noun am·ne·sia \am-ˈnē-zhə\

Medical Definition of amnesia

  1. 1:  loss of memory sometimes including the memory of personal identity due to brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness or sometimes induced by anesthesia <a period of amnesia after the wreck>

  2. 2:  a gap in one's memory <an amnesia concerning her high-school years>





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