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paramnesia

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noun par·am·ne·sia \ˌpar-ˌam-ˈnē-zhə, -əm-\

Medical Definition of paramnesia

  1. :  a disorder of memory: asa:  a condition in which the proper meaning of words cannot be rememberedb:  the illusion of remembering scenes and events when experienced for the first time—called also ; compare jamais vu




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