cryptomnesia

noun

cryp·​tom·​ne·​sia ˌkrip-ˌtäm-ˈnē-zhə How to pronounce cryptomnesia (audio)
: the appearance in consciousness of memory images which are not recognized as such but which appear as original creations
cryptomnesic adjective

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“Cryptomnesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptomnesia. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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