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Pertaining to a mental state, such as an emotion or a memory, evoked or revived by means of a stimulus. The term was introduced by the German biologist Richard Semon (1859–1918) in his treatise De Mneme (1912). See also redintegration. ecphorically adv. ecphore v. [From German ekphorieren to revive, from Greek ekphorein carrying or bringing forth, producing, or disclosing, from ek out of + -phoros carrying, from pherein to bear + -ikos of or relating to]

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