hallucination of smell

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  • hallucination —    Formerly known as hallucinatio, allucinatio, alucinatio, * alusia, * fallacia, * idolum, and *phantasma. Hallucination can be defined as a percept, experienced by a waking individual, in the absence of an appropriate stimulus from the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • hallucination — n. a false perception of something that is not really there. Hallucinations may be visual, auditory, tactile, gustatory (of taste), or olfactory (of smell). They may be provoked by mental illness (such as schizophrenia or severe anxiety… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hallucination — /hal(y)uwsaneyshan/ An apparently real sensory perception (auditory or visual) without any real external stimuli to cause it; commonly experienced by psychotics. It may occur with relation to any of the special senses, e.g. hearing sounds or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hallucination — /hal(y)uwsaneyshan/ An apparently real sensory perception (auditory or visual) without any real external stimuli to cause it; commonly experienced by psychotics. It may occur with relation to any of the special senses, e.g. hearing sounds or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • olfactory hallucination —    Also known as phantosmia, phantom smell, and hallucination of smell. The term olfactory hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb ol(e)facere, which means to smell. Using source localization as a guiding principle, olfactory hallucinations… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • intrinsic olfactory hallucination —    Also known as bodily hallucinated smell. The term intrinsic olfactory hallucination is indebted to the Latin words intrinsecus (within, on the inside) and ol(e)facere (to smell). It was introduced in or shortly before 1971 by the Canadian… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • extrinsic olfactory hallucination —    The term extrinsic olfactory hallucination is indebted to the Latin words extrinsecus (outside), and ol(e)facere (to smell). It was introduced in or shortly before 1971 by the Canadian neurologist William E.M. Pryse Phillips to denote an… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • ictal hallucination —    The term ictal hallucination is indebted to the Latin noun ictus, which means blow or thrust. In neurology the term ictus is used to denote a paroxysmal epileptic seizure. The term ictal hallucination refers to a hallucination occurring in the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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