memory engram


Also found in: Dictionary.

memory engram

n.
An engram.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Every time the memory engram is activated, the hippocampus facilitates the synapses and strengthens the relationship between neurons in the circuit.
This result suggests that using context information to bias replay has a strong and uniform effect on the memory engrams associated with that context.
Despite these cosmic shifts, Teddy maintains the painful memory engrams of his previous existence.
The MRI scans from baseline to the peak of juggling displayed an increase in gray matter volume of the nucleus accumbens and hippocampus (e.g., brain structures required for the consolidation of memory engrams), thereby exemplifying positive neuroplasticity.
This tenant is most vital in the early stages of skill acquisition, a time when the neuromuscular pathways and congruent motor memory engrams are being constructed from scratch.