Engram



[en-gram] /ˈɛn græm/

noun
1.
a presumed encoding in neural tissue that provides a physical basis for the persistence of memory; a memory trace.
/ˈɛnɡræm/
noun
1.
(psychol) the physical basis of an individual memory in the brain See also memory trace

engram en·gram (ěn’grām’)
n.
A physical alteration thought to occur in living neural tissue in response to stimuli, posited as an explanation for memory. Also called neurogram.

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