engram


en·gram

noun \ˈen-ˌgram\

Definition of ENGRAM

:  a hypothetical change in neural tissue postulated in order to account for persistence of memory

Variants of ENGRAM

en·gram also en·gramme \ˈen-ˌgram\

Origin of ENGRAM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1908

en·gram

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENGRAM

: a hypothetical change in neural tissue postulated in order to account for persistence of memory—called also memory trace
en·gram·mic \en-ˈgram-ik\ adjective

Variants of ENGRAM

en·gram also en·gramme \ˈen-ˌgram\

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