temperature photism
   A term used to denote a type of synaesthesia characterized by a hallucinated colour sensation (i.e. a * photism) which is triggered by a certain temperature or temperature change.
   References
   Cytowic, R.E. (2002). Synesthesia. A union ofthe senses. Second edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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

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