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rem·i·nis·cence

(rem'i-nis'sens),
In the psychology of learning, an improvement in recall, over that shown on the last trial, of incompletely learned material after an interval without practice.
[L. reminiscentiae, from reminiscor, to remember]

reminiscence

[rem′inis′əns]
Etymology: L, reminisci, to remember
the recollection of past personal experiences and significant events.

rem·i·nis·cence

(rem'i-nis'ĕns)
In the psychology of learning, an improvement in recall, over that shown on the last trial, of incompletely learned material after an interval without practice.
[L. reminiscentiae, from reminiscor, to remember]
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