Engram meaning

ĕngrăm
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(Scientology) A painful, negative mental image representing a past event.
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(biol.) A hypothetical permanent change produced by a stimulus in the protoplasm of a tissue.
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(psychol.) A permanent effect produced in the psyche by stimulation, assumed in explaining persistence of memory.
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A surname​, a rare variant of Ingram.
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An Enneagram, a nine-pointed figure.
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N-gram, a subsequence.
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A physical alteration thought to occur in living neural tissue in response to stimuli, posited as an explanation for memory.
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Origin of engram

  • German Engramm en– Greek -gramma -gram

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • en +‎ -gram

    From Wiktionary