amnestic

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amnesty(forgetfulness) +‎ -ic

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amnestic ‎(comparative more amnestic, superlative most amnestic)

  1. (medicine) That causes amnesia.
    • 2007, Carole B. Cox, Dementia and Social Work Practice: Research and Interventions, Springer Publishing Company, page 25
      Most often, persons who first present with language, comportmental, and visuospatial difficulties are under the age of 65, in contrast to the older age at onset of individuals with amnestic dementia.

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