- photographic memory
- see eidetic image.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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photographic memory — noun The ability to retain information or images in exact detail • • • Main Entry: ↑photography * * * noun, pl ⋯ ries [count] : an unusual ability to remember things completely and exactly as they were seen, read, etc. usually singular He is a… … Useful english dictionary
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