amnestic

adjective
am·​nes·​tic | \ am-ˈnes-tik How to pronounce amnestic (audio) \

Medical Definition of amnestic

: amnesic also : causing amnesia electroconvulsive shock as an amnestic agent

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“Amnestic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amnestic. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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