transient global amnesia

Definitions of transient global amnesia
1

n memory disorder seen in middle aged and elderly persons; characterized by an episode of amnesia and bewilderment that lasts for several hours; person is otherwise alert and intellectually active

Type of:
amnesia, blackout, memory loss
partial or total loss of memory

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.