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en·gram

(ĕn′grăm′)
n.
A physical alteration of neural tissue in the brain, posited to explain how memories are formed.

[German Engramm : en- + Greek -gramma, -gram.]

engram

(ˈɛnɡræm)
n
(Psychology) psychol the physical basis of an individual memory in the brain. See also memory trace
[C20: from German Engramm, from Greek en- in + gramma letter]
enˈgrammic, ˌengramˈmatic adj

en•gram

(ˈɛn græm)

n.
a presumed encoding in neural tissue that provides a physical basis for the persistence of memory; a memory trace.
[1905–10; en-1 + -gram1]
en•gram′mic, adj.
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Noun1.engram - a postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memoryengram - a postulated biochemical change (presumably in neural tissue) that represents a memory
memory - something that is remembered; "search as he would, the memory was lost"
Translations

en·gram

n. engrama;
marca permanente hecha en el protoplasma por un estímulo pasajero;
vestigio o visión imborrable producida por una experiencia sensorial.
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