|psychol See also memory trace the physical basis of an individual memory in the brain|
|[C20: from German Engramm, from Greek en-|
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engram en·gram (ěn'grām')
A physical alteration thought to occur in living neural tissue in response to stimuli, posited as an explanation for memory. Also called neurogram.