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Korsakoff's psychosis

/ˈkɔːsəkɒfs/
noun
1.
a mental illness involving severe confusion and inability to retain recent memories, usually caused by alcoholism
Word Origin
C19: named after Sergei Korsakoff (1854–1900), Russian neuropsychiatrist, who described it
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