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Related to hypermnesia: posthypnotic amnesia
Exceptionally exact or vivid memory, especially as associated with certain mental illnesses.
hy′perm·ne′sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) adj.
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(Psychology) psychol an unusually good ability to remember, found in some mental disorders and possibly in hypnosis
[C20: New Latin, from hyper- + -mnesia, formed on the model of amnesia]
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hy•perm•ne•sia(ˌhaɪ pərmˈni ʒə)
the condition of having an unusually vivid or precise memory.
hy`perm•ne′sic (-ˈni sɪk, -zɪk) adj.
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