taste photism
   see taste chromatism.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • photism —    The term photism comes from the Greek verb photizein, which means to give light, to illuminate. It is used in * synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated colour sensation triggered by a sensory stimulus which affects a different sensory… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • taste chromatism —    Also known as taste photism. Both terms are used to denote a type of * synaesthesia characterized by a hallucinated colour sensation (i.e. a * chromatism or *photism) which is triggered by a regular gustatory percept (taste).    References… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • taste — Synonyms and related words: Atticism, affection, affinity, appetence, appetite, appreciate, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, apprehend, appropriateness, aroma, artistic judgment, assay, attribute, badge, bag, be aware… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • photism — Production of a sensation of light or color by a stimulus to another sense organ, such as of hearing, taste, or touch. SYN: pseudophotesthesia. * * * pho·tism fōt .iz əm n …   Medical dictionary

  • Synesthesia — For other uses, see Synesthesia (disambiguation). How someone with synesthesia might perceive certain letters and numbers. Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia, plural synesthesiae or synaesthesiae), from the ancient Greek σύν… …   Wikipedia

  • chromesthesia — 1. The color sense. 2. A condition in which nonvisual stimuli, such as taste or smell, cause the perception of color. [G. chroma, color, + aisthesis, sensation] * * * chrom·es·the·sia or chiefly Brit chrom·aes·the·sia .krō …   Medical dictionary

  • gustatism —    The term gustatism comes from the Latin noun gustus (taste). It is used in *synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated taste which is triggered by a sense perception in a different sensory modality. In accordance with the sensory modality… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • psychochromesthesia — A form of synesthesia in which a certain stimulus to one of the special organs of sense produces the mental image of a color. SEE ALSO: photism, color taste, pseudogeusesthesia. [psycho + G. chroma, color, + aisthesis …   Medical dictionary

  • phonism —    The term phonism comes from the Greek noun phonème, which means voice or sound. It is used in * synaesthesia research to denote a hallucinated sound which is triggered by a sense perception in a different sensory modality. In accordance with… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hearing — Synonyms and related words: Gedankenexperiment, acoustic, amassing evidence, assize, attention, audible, audience, audile, audio, audition, auditory, auditory range, aural, auricular, bench test, blue book, bugging, carrying distance, change of… …   Moby Thesaurus

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