acoasm
   see akoasm.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • acoasm — /ak oh az euhm/, n. acouasm. * * * …   Universalium

  • acoasm — /ak oh az euhm/, n. acouasm …   Useful english dictionary

  • acouasm — /euh kooh az euhm, ak ooh az /, n. Psychiatry. a nonverbal auditory hallucination, as a ringing or hissing. Also, acoasm, acousma. [ < Gk ákou(sma) something heard (akous , s. of akoúein to hear + ma resultative n. suffix) + asm as in ENTHUSIASM …   Universalium

  • akoasm —    Also referred to as acoasm, acousma, and akoasmic noise. All four terms stem from the Greek verb akouein, which means to hear. The term akoasm was introduced in or shortly before 1900 by the German neurologist Carl Wernicke (18481904) to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • nonverbal auditory hallucination —    Also known as akoasm, acoasm, acousma, *nonverbal hallucination, and nonvocal auditory hallucination. All six terms are used to denote an * auditory hallucination consisting of one or more sounds or noises, other than spoken words. The group… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • acouasm — /euh kooh az euhm, ak ooh az /, n. Psychiatry. a nonverbal auditory hallucination, as a ringing or hissing. Also, acoasm, acousma. [ < Gk ákou(sma) something heard (akous , s. of akoúein to hear + ma resultative n. suffix) + asm as in… …   Useful english dictionary

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