Medical Dictionary


noun mem·o·ry \ˈmem-(ə-)rē\
plural mem·o·ries

Medical Definition of MEMORY

a :  the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained especially through associative mechanisms b :  the store of things learned and retained from an organism's activity or experience as indicated by modification of structure or behavior or by recall and recognition
:  a capacity for showing effects as the result of past treatment or for returning to a former condition—used especially of a material (as metal or plastic)
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