moving or directed forward
(medicine) Effective immediately after a traumatic event such as an external shock.
‘Anterograde amnesia is a loss of the ability to create new memories after the event that caused the amnesia.’;
(medicine) Moving or occurring in the normal forward or downstream direction of.
‘Movement of mitochondria and other cell parts from a neuron's cell body toward the synapse is called anterograde transport.’; ‘Anterograde tracing is a research technique which is used to trace neural connections from their source to their point of termination. The opposite technique is retrograde tracing.’;
of amnesia; affecting time immediately following trauma
directed forwards in time.
of or denoting a form of amnesia which involves inability to remember information encountered after its onset.