anamnesis

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an·am·ne·sis

noun \ˌa-ˌnam-ˈnē-səs\
plural an·am·ne·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANAMNESIS

1
:  a recalling to mind :  reminiscence
2
:  a preliminary case history of a medical or psychiatric patient

Examples of ANAMNESIS

  1. <an extended, highly fruitful anamnesis that was triggered by the simple act of biting into a madeleine>

Origin of ANAMNESIS

New Latin, from Greek anamnēsis, from anamimnēskesthai to remember, from ana- + mimnēskesthai to remember — more at mind
First Known Use: circa 1593

Rhymes with ANAMNESIS

an·am·ne·sis

noun \ˌan-ˌam-ˈnē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·am·ne·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANAMNESIS

1
: a recalling to mind
2
: a preliminary case history of a medical or psychiatric patient

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