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engram

noun en·gram \ˈen-ˌgram\

Definition of engram

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



Variants of engram

also

engramme

play \ˈen-ˌgram\

Origin and Etymology of engram

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1908


Medical Dictionary

engram

noun en·gram

Medical Definition of engram

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

engrammic

\en-ˈgram-ik\play adjective


Variants of engram

also

engramme

\ˈen-ˌgram\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of engram


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