episodic memory

noun

Medical Definition of episodic memory

: long-term memory of a specific event that was personally experienced at a particular time or place in the past Episodic memory concerns events in your personal life history that you can consciously recall and replay in your mind.New Scientist, 17 May 2003 — compare semantic memory

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“Episodic memory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/episodic%20memory. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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