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episodic memory

noun

Medical Definition of episodic memory

  1. :  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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