- The term kinetopsia comes from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and opsis (seeing). It is used to denote a visually perceived illusory movement. The term is used in opposition to *akinetopsia. Both phenomena are classified as * metamorphopsias.ReferencesEy, H. (1973). Traité des hallucinations. Tome 1. Paris: Masson et Cie., Éditeurs.
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