optical allochiria

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • allochiria —    Also known as allocheiria. Both terms stem from the Greek words allos (other) and cheir (hand), translating loosely to other hand . The term allochiria was introduced in or shortly before 1882 by the Austrian neuroanatomist and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • visual allachaesthesia —    Also known as optical allachaesthesia, optical alloaesthesia, and fata morgana of the visual sphere. The first three expressions are indebted to the Greek words attache (elsewhere) and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). They translate… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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