Definition: the loss or disturbance of memory after an insult or injury to the brain of the type that accompanies a traumatic head injury, or excessive use of alcohol, or after the cessation of ingestion of alcohol ingestion or other psychoactive drugs; or loss or disturbance of memory of the type seen in hysteria and other forms of dissociative disorder.
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