mild cognitive impairment


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mild cognitive impairment

Abbreviation: MCI
A subjectively sensed, objectively verifiable loss of memory that may result in difficulties with word finding, naming, or complex skill execution. It does not generally impair a person's ability to carry out normal activities of daily living. About 15% of patients with MCI develop dementia within a year. Synonym: age-associated memory impairment; cognitive impairment, not dementia
See also: impairment

mild cognitive impairment (MCI),

n memory loss generally associated with aging; does not affect normal independent functioning of an individual.
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