idioretinal sensation

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • idioretinal light — sensation of light that occurs in the complete absence of the electromagnetic waves that ordinarily stimulate the sensation …   Medical dictionary

  • idioretinal — id·io·ret·i·nal .id ē ə ret ən əl, ret nəl adj peculiar to the retina specif originating subjectively in the retina <idioretinal light> * * * id·io·ret·i·nal (id″e o retґĭ nəl) pertaining to the retina alone; a term applied… …   Medical dictionary

  • retinogenic phenomenon —    Also known as idioretinal phenomenon and idioretinal sensation. The term retinogenic phenomenon is indebted to the Latin noun retina (little net) and the Greek noun genesis (creation, origin). It is used to denote a visual hallucination or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • entoptic phenomenon —    Also known as entoptic imagery, entoptic image, and entoptic form. All four terms are indebted to the Greek words entos (inside) and opsis (seeing). Traditionally the expression entoptic phenomenon is used to denote any member of a group of… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hypnagogic hallucination —    Also known as hypnagogic imagery, hypnagogic reverie, hypnagogic illusion, hypnagogic visualization, presomnal sensation, predormital hallucination, anthypnic sensation, oneirogagic image, phantasma, vision of half sleep, and faces in the dark …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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