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Retrograde Amnesia is a type of Amnesia in which the lack of memory relates to events that occurred before a traumatic event. Retrograde amnesia is in contrast to Antegrade amnesia in which the lack of memory relates to events that occurred after a traumatic event.

retrospective information refers to literally "the view back"; data collected by examining records or recollections of the past. It is limited by the accuracy, validity, and thoroughness of the sources.
- Retrospective Research Designs : A Research design in which the Research sample is asked to provide information relating to an earlier time period.

Rett Syndrome refers to a progressive neurologic developmental disorder and one of the most common causes of mental retardation in females. The key features of this syndrome are:

Rett's Disorder also called Rett Syndrome refers to a pervasive developmental disorder, occurring only in females, an X-linked dominant neurological disorder that affects only girls

Rett’s disorder refers to a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by a deceleration of head growth in the early years, a loss of previously acquired purposeful hand skills with subsequent development of stereotyped hand movements, a loss of social engagement, poorly coordinated gait or trunk movements, severe impairments in expressive and receptive language development, and severe psychomotor retardation.

reuptake refers to the action by which a Neurotransmitter is quickly drawn back into the discharging Neuron after being released into a Synaptic cleft.

In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities.