memory trace


noun Psychology.


Nearby words

  1. memory engram,
  2. memory lane,
  3. memory mapping,
  4. memory span,
  5. memory stick,
  6. memory verse,
  7. memory, computer,
  8. memphian,
  9. memphis,
  10. memphite

Origin of memory trace

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for memory trace

memory trace

noun

psychol the hypothetical structural alteration in brain cells following learningSee also engram
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Medicine definitions for memory trace

memory trace

n.

An engram.

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