amnesic

adjective
am·​ne·​sic | \ am-ˈnē-zik How to pronounce amnesic (audio) , -sik How to pronounce amnesic (audio) \
variants: also amnesiac \ -​z(h)ē-​ˌāk How to pronounce amnesiac (audio) \

Medical Definition of amnesic

: of, relating to, or causing amnesia an amnesic trauma amnesic effects also : affected with or caused by amnesia an amnesic patient

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