[New Latin sacrae theologiae magister] master of sacred theology
scanning tunneling microscope; scanning tunneling microscopy

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“STM.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/STM. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


short-term memory
STM, then, is labile, and in the normal course of events, decays over a period of minutes to hours. If the item to be recalled is not, over this period, transferred from STM to LTM, it is irretrievably lost as STM decays.Steven Rose, in The Oxford Companion to the Mind
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