number-colour synaesthesia
   A term used to denote a type of synaesthesia in which visually or auditorily perceived numbers are followed by a hallucinated patch of colour.
   References
   Cytowic, R.E. (2002). Synesthesia. A union of the senses. Second edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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