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hypermnesia

noun hy·perm·ne·sia \ˌhī-(ˌ)pərm-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of HYPERMNESIA

:  abnormally vivid or complete memory or recall of the past
hy·perm·ne·sic \-ˈnē-zik, -sik\ adjective

Origin of HYPERMNESIA

New Latin, from hyper- + -mnesia (as in amnesia)
First Known Use: 1882

hypermnesia

noun hy·perm·ne·sia \ˌhī-(ˌ)pərm-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERMNESIA

:  abnormally vivid or complete memory or recall of the past (as at times of extreme danger)
hy·perm·ne·sic \-ˈnē-zik, -sik\ adjective

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