eidetic image

ei·det·ic im·age

vivid mental image in the form of a dream, fantasy, or an unusual power of memory and visualization of objects previously seen or imagined.

eidetic image

an unusually vivid, elaborate, and apparently exact mental image resulting from a visual experience and occurring as a fantasy, dream, or memory. See also image.

eidetic image

Psychiatry Unusually vivid and apparently exact mental image–eg, memories, fantasies, dreams

ei·det·ic im·age

(ī-detik imăj)
Vivid mental picture in the form of a dream, fantasy, or an unusual power of memory and visualization of objects previously seen or imagined.
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I did not enjoy anatomy; it was a chore to commit to memory the coloured plates of the anatomy book, to recall in detail, and as clearly as an eidetic image, the Rembrandt painting one had made for oneself by laying bare muscles, tendons, arteries, and nerves of a body that gradually became smaller and smaller as it was dissected away.
The imagination, then, can capably discover what is essential to experience, the eidetic image that reveals itself when presuppositions are put into suspension.
Indeed I can still summon that pattern to appear before my eyes as surely as William Blake could envisage the eidetic image of an angel or a flea.
The elephants in the room--plague and cold--bellow like eidetic images, apparently undetected by the author, who does not mention climate and hardly mentions disease.
Digging up your precious (beautifully ambiguous word, that 'precious') eidetic images to divert and avoid.