ecphoria

noun

ec·​pho·​ria ek-ˈfōr-ē-ə How to pronounce ecphoria (audio)
plural ecphorias or ecphoriae -ē-ˌē How to pronounce ecphoria (audio)
: the rousing of an engram or system of engrams from a latent to an active state (as by repetition of the original stimulus or by mnemic excitation)

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“Ecphoria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ecphoria. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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