the recollection or remembrance of the past; reminiscence.
platonism. recollection of the ideas, which the soul had known in a previous existence, especially by means of reasoning.
the medical history of a patient.
immunology. a prompt immune response to a previously encountered antigen, characterized by more rapid onset and greater effectiveness of antibody and t cell reaction than during the first encounter, as after a booster shot in a previously immunized person.
(often initial capital letter) a prayer in a eucharistic service, recalling the p-ssion, resurrection, and ascension of christ.
historical examples

just a few words concerning mnemotechnique, mnemonic, and anamnestic.
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of or relating to anamnesis
(immunol) denoting a response to antigenic stimulation characterized by the production of large amounts of antibody specific to a different antigen from that which elicited the response
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
the ability to recall past events; recollection
the case history of a patient

“recollection, remembrance,” 1650s, from greek anamnesis “a calling to mind, remembrance,” noun of action from stem of anamimneskein “to remember, to remind (someone) of (something), make mention of,” from ana “back” (see ana-) + mimneskesthai (see amnesia). related: anamnestic.

anamnestic an·am·nes·tic (ān’ām-něs’tĭk)

of or relating to the current or previous medical history of a patient.

aiding memory; mnemonic.

anamnesis an·am·ne·sis (ān’ām-nē’sĭs)
n. pl. an·am·ne·ses (-sēz)

a recalling to memory; recollection.

the complete case history of a patient.

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