Déjŕ vu
A disquieting feeling of having been somewhere or done something before, even though one has not. Although most people have experienced this feeling at some time or another, in certain people such sensations of déja vu are part of a seizure or migraine aura; while in others they are the seizure phenomenon itself. Déjŕ vu in French means "already seen." See also Jamais vu.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Deja vu — (In French, déjŕ vu means already seen. and the word déjŕ has an acute accent on the é and a grave accent on the ŕ but we have omitted the accents from the entry term for the sake of the English speaking search engine.) Déjŕ vu is a disquieting… …   Medical dictionary

  • Jamais vu — From the French, meaning "never seen". The illusion that the familiar does not seem familiar. The opposite of the feeling of "déjŕ vu." * * * ja·mais vu .zhȧ .me vue, .jä .mā vü n a disorder of memory characterized by the… …   Medical dictionary

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