Origin of eideticClassical Greek eid?tikos, constituting a figure from eidos, what is seen, shape: see -oid
Origin of eideticGerman eidetisch from Greek eidos form ; see weid- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more eidetic, superlative most eidetic)
- Pertaining to a memory or mental image of perfect clarity, as though actually visible; or to a person able to see such memories.
From German eidetisch, from Ancient Greek εἰδητικός (eidetikos), from εἶδος (eidos, “form”).