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cryptomnesia

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

Medical Definition of cryptomnesia

  1. :  the appearance in consciousness of memory images which are not recognized as such but which appear as original creations

cryptomnesic

\-ˈnē-zik, -sik\play adjective

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