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mnemonics

[ni-mon-iks] /nɪˈmɒn ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the process or technique of improving or developing the memory.
Also called mnemotechnics
[nee-moh-tek-niks] /ˌni moʊˈtɛk nɪks/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of mnemonics
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10; See origin at mnemonic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for mnemotechnics

mnemonics

/nɪˈmɒnɪks/
noun (usually functioning as sing)
1.
the art or practice of improving or of aiding the memory
2.
a system of rules to aid the memory
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Word Origin and History for mnemotechnics

mnemonics

n.

"art of developing memory," 1721; see mnemonic; also cf. -ics.

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mnemotechnics in Medicine

mnemonics mne·mon·ics (nĭ-mŏn'ĭks)
n.
A system to develop or improve the memory.

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