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eidetic

adjective ei·det·ic \ī-ˈde-tik\

Definition of EIDETIC

:  marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall especially of visual images <an eidetic memory>
ei·det·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of EIDETIC

Greek eidētikos of a form, from eidos form — more at wise
First Known Use: circa 1924

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eidetic

adjective ei·det·ic \ī-ˈdet-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EIDETIC

:  marked by or involving extraordinarily accurate and vivid recall especially of visual images <an eidetic memory>
ei·det·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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