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memory

Pronunciation: mem'o-re

Definition:

  1. General term for the recollection of that which was earlier experienced or learned.
  2. The mental information processing system that receives (registers), modifies, stores, and retrieves informational stimuli; composed of three stages: encoding, storage, and retrieval.

[L. memoria]

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