Medical Dictionary

cryptomnesia

noun cryp·tom·ne·sia \ˌkrip-ˌtäm-ˈnē-zhə\

Medical Definition of CRYPTOMNESIA

:  the appearance in consciousness of memory images which are not recognized as such but which appear as original creations
cryp·tom·ne·sic \-ˈnē-zik, -sik\ adjective

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