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the recall of memories not recognized as such but thought to be original creations. adj., adj cryptomne´sic.
cryptomnesia (krip-tom-ne'ze-a) [? + mnesis, memory]
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Unconscious plagiarism and author's request for withdrawal of his paper under consideration.
As a result, the number of manuscripts in which unconscious plagiarism appears is not less at the editor's desk (2).
Including an element of intent into the definition of plagiarism would allow for some leeway for unconscious plagiarism
or inevitable borrowing of stereotyped words and phrases to be analysed differently from intentional copying or the "knowing presentation" of another's work.
And those mundane influences can have traumatic consequences, as in cases of unconscious plagiarism