experiential seizure

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • aura —    Also known as aural phenomenon and psychical state. The term aura is Greek for wind, breeze, or smell. Its introduction into medicine has been attributed to the Greek physician Pelops, the master of the great Galen of Pergamum (129 c. 216 AD) …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • dreamy state —    Also referred to as dreamy mental state and intellectual aura. The term dreamy state was introduced in or shortly before 1879 by the British neurologist John Hughlings Jackson (1835 1911), as a somewhat paradoxical replacement for the term… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • Aura — A premonition. There is often an aura before a migraine or a grand mal seizure. The aura, a symptom of brain malfunction, may consist of flashing lights, a gleam of light, blurred vision, an odor, the feeling of a breeze, numbness, weakness, or… …   Medical dictionary

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