Eidetic



[ahy-det-ik] /aɪˈdɛt ɪk/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or constituting visual imagery vividly experienced and readily reproducible with great accuracy and in great detail.
2.
of or relating to eidos.
/aɪˈdɛtɪk/
adjective (psychol)
1.
(of visual, or sometimes auditory, images) exceptionally vivid and allowing detailed recall of something previously perceived: thought to be common in children
2.
relating to or subject to such imagery
adj.

“pertaining to the faculty of projecting images,” 1924, from German eidetisch, coined by German psychologist Erich Jaensch (1883-1940), from Greek eidetikos “pertaining to images,” also “pertaining to knowledge,” from eidesis “knowledge,” from eidos “form, shape” (see -oid).

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