a) 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.

b) Moving or occurring in the normal forward or downstream direction of.

Movement of mitochondria and other cell parts from a neurons cell body toward the synapse is called anterograde transport.

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