ecmnesia


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

ecmnesia

(ĕk-nē′zē-ă) [Gr. ek, out, + mnesis, memory]
A term formerly used to indicate impaired recall of recent events.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

ecmnesia

Loss of short-term memory with retention of memory for earlier events.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005