hypermnesia


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hypermnesia

 [hi″perm-ne´zhah]
extreme retentiveness or unusual clarity of memory. adj. adj hypermnes´ic.

hy·perm·ne·si·a

(hī'pĕrm-nē'zē-ă),
1. Extreme power of memory.
2. A capacity under hypnosis for immediate registration and precise recall of many more individual items than is thought possible under ordinary circumstances. Compare: hypomnesia.
[hyper- + G. mnēmē, memory]

hypermnesia

(hī′pərm-nē′zhə)
n.
Exceptionally exact or vivid memory.

hypermnesia

(hī′pərm-nē′zhə)
n.
Exceptionally exact or vivid memory, especially as associated with certain mental illnesses.

hy′perm·ne′sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) adj.

hy·perm·ne·si·a

(hī'pĕrm-nē'zē-ă)
1. Extreme power of memory.
2. A capacity under hypnosis for immediate registration and precise recall of many more individual items than is thought possible under ordinary circumstances.
Compare: hypomnesia
[hyper- + G. mnēmē, memory]
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