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hypermnesia

Pronunciation: hi'perm-ne'ze-a

Definition:

  1. Extreme power of memory.
  2. A capacity under hypnosis for immediate registration and precise recall of many more individual items than is thought possible under ordinary circumstances.

[hyper- + G. mneme, memory]

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