Definitions for "Anamnesis"
A recalling to mind; recollection.
The developmental history of a patient and of his or her illness, especially recollections.
see Clinical history
This Greek word, often rendered as memorable, commemoration or remembrance in English really gives expression to a Semitic concept for which a suitable English translation is difficult to find. Whereas the English words imply that the person or the deed commemorated is past and absent the word anamnesis suggests the exact opposite. It connotes an objective act, in and by which the person or event commemorated is actually made present and brought into the realm of the here and now.
every symptom gathered during interrogation, not by means of physical examination.