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engram

[′en‚gram]
(neuroscience)
A memory imprint; the alteration that has occurred in nervous tissue as a result of an excitation from a stimulus, which hypothetically accounts for retention of that experience. Also known as memory trace.
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Only the precise stimulation of engram cells was able to increase the number of spines and bring about the memory improvement in AD mice.
There is central cortical control over complex muscle activation patterns that results in a pattern of learned activity, or motor engram.
Every time the memory engram is activated, the hippocampus facilitates the synapses and strengthens the relationship between neurons in the circuit.
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Regardless of where this engram location is in our brain, the neural trace provides the access to it.
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Aligned with central theory is the belief that phantom limb phenomena, especially painful phantom limb, are a result of the cerebral structures forming a memory engram or schema of the pain receptors' experience of the damage that resulted in the loss of the limb [Jensen et al.
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