Medical Dictionary

jamais vu

noun ja·mais vu
\ˌzhȧ-ˌme-ˈvu̅e̅, ˌjä-ˌmā-ˈvü\

Medical Definition of JAMAIS VU

:  a disorder of memory characterized by the illusion that the familiar is being encountered for the first time—compare paramnesia b

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